July 21, Mattituck, N.Y. / Piper Cherokee


At about 14:15 eastern time, a Piper PA-28 overran the runway at Mattituck Airbase and crashed into trees. The four aboard were not injured. The pilot was following a Mooney in the traffic pattern and landed about halfway down runway 01 at a high rate of speed. Winds at an airport 10 miles to the southwest were from 200 degrees at 9 knots.


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