NTSB Identification: DEN82DA202
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 21, 1982 in LANGDON, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/21/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34, registration: N8107X
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

CABIN DOOR CAME OPEN IN FLIGHT AND PILOT MADE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING. DURING ROLL-OUT NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AS AIRCRAFT WEIGHT SETTLED ON IT SINCE IT HAD NOT FULLY EXTENDED.

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

GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DOOR,PASSENGER..OPEN

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