NTSB Identification: CHI82DA120
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 13, 1982 in GAYLORD, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/13/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34, registration: N8691E
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

DURING A NIGHT VISUAL APPROACH THE AIRCRAFT LANDED ABOUT 90 FT SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT SLID ACROSS THE GROUND ONTO THE RUNWAY PAVEMENT AND SWERVED TO THE RIGHT STRIKING A RUNWAY LIGHT AND ENDING UP ON A SNOWBANK.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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