NTSB Identification: NYC82DA071
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, April 10, 1982 in ALLENTOWN, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/10/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N2531U
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

DURING FINAL APPROACH THE LANDING GEAR COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK AND THE AIRCRAFT SKIDDED ON ITS NOSE AND MAIN LANDING GEAR, COMING TO REST APPROXIMATELY 30-50 YARDS FROM THE APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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