NTSB Identification: NYC74DHA19
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24, registration: N5478P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3392  73/11/28   SCHWENKSVILLE,PA    PIPER PA-24         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 53, 3717
        TIME - 1530                    N5478P              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 1746 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - YARROW
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PHILADELPHIA,PA             SCHWENKSVILLE,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      2500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           67                                                      200
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           20                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- DRIFTED DRG T/D R LDG CTCTD RWY IN A SKID.WIND RPTD VARIABLE GUSTS.

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