NTSB Identification: SEA83LA014
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 31, 1982 in CASCADE LOCKS, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/31/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180, registration: N6936P
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.

PLT WAS MAKING A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING AFTER ENCOUNTERING FOG ENROUTE. TWO APPROACHES TO RWY 24 WERE ABORTED DUE TO GUSTING WINDS. A DOWNWIND APPROACH WAS THEN MADE TO RWY 06. WHEN THE ACFT DESCENDED BELOW THE HEIGHT OF SURROUNDING TREES THE PREVAILING TAILWIND WAS BLANKED OUT & THE ACFT LANDED SHORT IN A FULL STALL.

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND




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