NTSB Identification: NYC83LA010
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 17, 1982 in ALLENTOWN, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/17/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration: N7518Y
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 WHILE PRACTICING TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS HE ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE DURING A TOUCHDOWN. WHEN HE ABORTED THE TAKEOFF SEGMENT THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE RUNWAY AND THE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..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

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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