Accident Piper PA-32R-301 N4136S, Thursday 15 January 2004
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Date:Thursday 15 January 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-32R-301
Owner/operator:D'Cap Industries Inc
Registration: N4136S
MSN: 57093
Engine model:Avco Lycoming TIO-540-AH1A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Poynor, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Poynor, TX (XS91)
Destination airport:Poynor, TX (XS91)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The 5,217-hour pilot stated that on final approach to runway 17, he encountered a downdraft which caused the airplane to descend more rapidly than normal. The landing gear impacted a barbed wire fence, and the airplane landed approximately 7-feet short of the runway. Runway 17 was reported to be 3,200 feet long by 40 feet wide.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control while on final approach. A factor was the downdraft.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: FTW04CA061
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

16-Feb-2015 21:06 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:36 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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