Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Piper PA-34-200T, N47536, registered to and operated by Angel Aviation Inc: Accident occurred December 05, 2017 at Glendale Municipal Airport (KGEU), Maricopa County, Arizona

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale, Arizona

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Angel Aviation Inc:

Location: Glendale, AZ
Accident Number: WPR18LA044
Date & Time: 12/05/2017, 1835 MST
Registration: N47536
Aircraft: PIPER PA 34-200T
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Instructional

On December 5, 2017, about 1835 mountain standard time, a Piper PA-34-200T, N47536, was substantially damaged during a runway excursion after landing at Glendale Municipal Airport (GEU), Glendale, Arizona. The certified flight instructor (CFI) and a commercial pilot were not injured. The airplane was registered to and operated by Angel Aviation Inc. under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan had been filed.

Both pilots reported that during landing roll, the left wing dipped. Despite their control inputs, the airplane veered to the left side of the runway, collided with a runway sign, and came to a stop in a grassy area. During the landing sequence, the left main landing gear collapsed. 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Manufacturer: PIPER
Registration: N47536
Model/Series: PA 34-200T 220T
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day 
Observation Facility, Elevation: KGEU, 1066 ft msl
Observation Time: 1650 MST
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 18°C / -6°C
Lowest Cloud Condition:
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 4 knots, 170°
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 12000 ft agl
Visibility:  10 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.06 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Glendale, AZ (GEU)
Destination: Glendale, AZ (GEU)

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude: 33.526944, -112.295278 (est)

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