NTSB Identification: MIA82DA117
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, May 07, 1982 in GAINESVILLE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/07/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N9346T
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE STUDENT PILOT STATED THAT ON HIS THIRD LANDING, THE CROSSWIND WAS MORE NOTICEABLE. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WHILE HE WAS APPLYING BRAKES. THE AIRCRAFT WENT OFF THE RUNWAY, COLLIDED WITH A DITCH, AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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