Accident Piper PA-36 N57608, Friday 1 October 1982
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Date:Friday 1 October 1982
Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-36
Owner/operator:Sun Air, Inc.
Registration: N57608
MSN: 36-760008
Total airframe hrs:1760 hours
Engine model:Lycoming IO-720-A1B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Mattawa, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Royal City, WA
Destination airport:Royal City, WA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
WHILE LANDING ON A FARM ROAD TO PICK UP SEED, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR ENCOUNTERED A SOFT AREA ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY. THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN DRIFTING TO THE LEFT AND WOULD NOT RESPOND TO THE USE OF RIGHT RUDDER AND BRAKE. IT TRAVERSED A RECENTLY-FILLED DITCH. AS THE RIGHT GEAR ENCOUNTERED THE SOFT SURFACE, IT COLLAPSED.

Probable Cause:

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: SEA83LA002
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB SEA83LA002

Location

Revision history:

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