Accident Piper PA-28-161 N8351W, Saturday 8 January 2005
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Date:Saturday 8 January 2005
Time:16:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:International Airline Training Academy
Registration: N8351W
MSN: 28-8116176
Year of manufacture:1981
Engine model:Lycoming O-320 -E3D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Tucson, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Tucson-Ryan Field, AZ (KRYN)
Destination airport:Tucson-Ryan Field, AZ (KRYN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The airplane struck a taxiway location sign during landing rollout. After touchdown, the pilot applied braking pressure, attempting to slow the airplane for a turn onto the adjacent taxiway. The pilot then decided to continue the landing rollout to the next taxiway and added power. As the airplane approached the taxiway, the pilot applied left rudder and the airplane responded by veering to the left. The pilot said he lost control, and the airplane overran the taxiway into the nearby grass. The pilot attempted to maneuver the airplane back to the taxiway, and the leading edge of the right wing collided with a taxiway location sign.

Probable Cause: the pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing rollout.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: LAX05CA067
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB LAX05CA067

Revision history:

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