NTSB Identification: LAX82DA351
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, September 19, 1982 in VISALIA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28181, registration: N5889V
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY DURING FINAL APPROACH. THE PILOT REPORTED A LOSS OF POWER WHICH COULD NOT BE DUPLICATED BY FAA MAINTENANCE. NO ENGINE MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..MISJUDGED..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


Contributing Factors

MISCELLANEOUS..UNDETERMINED

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