NTSB Identification: CHI83LA047
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, November 21, 1982 in BATESVILLE, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/21/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N4503R
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

AFTER COMPLETING AN NDB APPROACH TO THE AIRPORT, RUNWAY 18, THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN PAST THE MIDPOINT OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT STATED THAT DURING HIS INITIAL ATTEMPT TO BRAKE THE AIRCRAFT, BEFORE RETRACTING FLAPS, THE AIRCRAFT BALLOONED AND DEPARTED THE RUNWAY. THE NOSE GEAR STRUCK A RUNWAY LIGHT.

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

MISSED APPROACH..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT

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