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N381PT accident description

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Crash location 41.128334°N, 74.346666°W
Nearest city West Milford, NJ
41.100096°N, 74.391264°W
3.0 miles away
Tail number N381PT
Accident date 11 Feb 2014
Aircraft type Piper Pa 38-112
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The private rated pilot-in-command (PIC), who was seated in the right seat, stated that the wind on approach to runway 24 was from 280 degrees at 6 knots. At touchdown slightly left of centerline with the nose turned to the left, the airplane veered to the left which he was unable to correct. The airplane then skidded into a snowbank. The PIC and operator reported there was no preimpact mechanical failure or malfunction.

NTSB Probable Cause

The failure of the pilot-in-command to maintain directional control during landing.

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