NTSB Identification: NYC82DA135
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, July 01, 1982 in AMBLER, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/01/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N75286
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE STUDENT PILOT STATED THAT DURING THE LANDING APPROACH, SHE EXPERIENCED WINDSHEAR RESULTING IN THE AIRCRAFT LANDING SHORT OF THE INTENDED TOUCHDOWN POINT. THE NOSE GEAR AND THE LEFT MAIN GEAR WERE SHEARED OFF AFTER THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A DIRT EMBANKMENT.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR..OVERLOAD

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