NTSB Identification: ATL82DA099
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, April 10, 1982 in HUNTSVILLE, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/10/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N1499H
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

SHORTLY AFTER A NORMAL TOUCHDOWN THE AIRCRAFT YAWED AND VEERED TO THE LEFT. THE PILOT ELECTED TO GO-AROUND AND ADDED FULL POWER. THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH A BARBED WIRE FENCE. THE AIRCRAFT SETTLED INTO A PLOWED FIELD COLLAPSING THE NOSE GEAR.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD

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