NTSB Identification: MKC83LA001
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, October 01, 1982 in OLATHE, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/01/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301, registration: N8343A
Injuries: 2 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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT SWERVED LEFT, RAN OFF THE RUNWAY CROSSING A GRASSY AREA AND A PARALLEL TAXIWAY. HE SAID THAT THE NOSE SEEMED TO REMAIN HIGHER THAN NORMAL, AS IF THE NOSE GEAR HAD NOT FULLY RETRACTED INTO ITS UPPER BARREL. DETERMINATION OF PRE-ACCIDENT CONDITION OF THE STRUT WAS NOT POSSIBLE DUE TO DAMAGE INCURRED IN THE ACCIDENT.

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

LANDING GEAR,STEERING SYSTEM..MOVEMENT RESTRICTED

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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