NTSB Identification: LAX93LA339.
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Accident occurred Sunday, August 29, 1993 in EUREKA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/26/1994
Aircraft: MOONEY M-20M, registration: N353CK
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN AT MIDFIELD ON A 2,700 FOOT LONG RUNWAY AT A HIGH AIRSPEED. THE AIRPLANE EXITED THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH A DIRT BANK. THERE WERE NO REPORTED AIRPLANE MALFUNCTIONS OR FAILURES PRECEDING THE ACCIDENT.

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

the pilot's failure to attain the proper touch down point and the excessive airspeed.

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