NTSB Identification: LAX82IA062
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Incident occurred Saturday, January 30, 1982 in TRUCKEE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/30/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T, registration: N9674C
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT VEERED SHARPLY TO THE LEFT AND STRUCK A SNOWBANK, COLLAPSING THE NOSE AND LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR. INSPECTION OF THE RUNWAY REVEALED THE PRESENCE OF SEVERAL LARGE ICE CHUNKS ADHERING TO THE RUNWAY SURFACE.

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

AIRPORT SNOW REMOVAL..INADEQUATE..AIRPORT PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ICY


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OBJECT




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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