NTSB Identification: SEA91LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44734.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 23, 1991 in KEMMERER, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/08/1993
Aircraft: Beech A-36, registration: N4394A
Injuries: 2 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PILOT OF THE BEECHCRAFT A-36 ATTEMPTED TO DEPART FROM A 2,850 FOOT RUNWAY, WITH A DENSITY ALTITUDE OF APPROXIMATELY 10,000 FEET. WHEN THE AIRCRAFT HAD USED UP ABOUT 60% OF THE RUNWAY, THE PILOT DECIDED TO ABORT. HE WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE AIRCRAFT IN THE REMAINING RUNWAY, AND THE AIRCRAFT WENT OVER A 20 FOOT DROP-OFF, 30 FEET PAST THE END OF THE RUNWAY. TWO OTHER RUNWAYS WERE AVAILABLE TO THE PILOT. ONE WAS 3,250 FEET, AND THE OTHER WAS 7,020 FEET LONG.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S POOR PLANNING/DECISION. FACTORS INCLUDE SELECTING THE WRONG RUNWAY UNDER THE HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE CONDITIONS.
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