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N2238A accident description

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Crash location 46.770000°N, 88.486666°W
Nearest city Baraga, MI
46.778543°N, 88.489019°W
0.6 miles away
Tail number N2238A
Accident date 02 Mar 2013
Aircraft type Piper PA22
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot reported that he had landed his wheel equipped airplane on the plowed surface of an ice runway and was taxiing when directional control was lost. The airplane impacted a snow bank on the edge of the runway. The airplane’s nose gear collapsed and the engine mount and forward fuselage were substantially damaged. The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during taxi.

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