NTSB Identification: ATL93LA086.
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Accident occurred Sunday, May 02, 1993 in MACON, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/30/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N9911M
Injuries: 2 Serious,2 Uninjured.

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THE AIRPLANE OVER RAN THE END OF RUNWAY 27 DURING THE LANDING ROLL. THE PILOT REPORTED NO AIRCRAFT MALFUNCTIONS. HE STATED THAT THE RUNWAY LIGHTS AND THE VASI EXTINGUISHED WHILE ON THE FINAL APPROACH. HE CONTINUED THE APPROACH, LANDING AT WHAT HE BELIEVED TO BE A POINT 1/4 DOWN THE RUNWAY. EXAMINATION OF THE ACCIDENT SITE INDICATED THAT THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN 120 FEET PRIOR TO THE RUNWAY DEPARTURE THRESHOLD. IT CONTINUED BEYOND THE RUNWAY TO AN EMBANKMENT, THEN TRAVELLED AIRBORNE ACROSS A HIGHWAY BEYOND THE END OF THE RUNWAY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The pilot's failure to attain the proper touchdown point. A factor was the pilot's failure to select another airport for landing and the intermittant runway and VASI lighting system.

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