NTSB Identification: CHI03LA024.
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Accident occurred Saturday, November 23, 2002 in Coffeyville, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/05/2004
Aircraft: Piper PA-22-108, registration: N4723Z
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.

During landing rollout the student pilot thought he saw something on the right side of the runway and "overcorrected" to the left losing control of the airplane. Several witnesses to the accident reported deer and other wildlife are often present at the airport. None of the witnesses reported any wildlife or obstructions being present at the time of the accident.

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

The pilot not maintaining aircraft control during the maneuver to avoid an unconfirmed object on the side of the runway.

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