NTSB Identification: NYC92LA002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 45826.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, October 06, 1991 in AUGUSTA, ME
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1993
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD SA-227AC, registration: N120FA
Injuries: 2 Minor,16 Uninjured.
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 FIRST OFICER LANDED LONG WITH A TAILWIND ON A WET RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RUNWAY, WENT OFF THE DEPARTURE END AND DOWN AN EMBANKMENT. THE FLIGHT CREW RECEIVED TWO WEATHER ADVISORIES PRIOR TO LANDING TELLING THEM OF THE WINDS. THE CAPTAIN AND FIRST OFFICER BOTH HAD LESS THAN 100 HOURS IN MODEL. THE COMPANY OPERATIONS MANUAL REQUIRED THE CAPTAIN TO MAKE ALL TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS WHEN HE HAD LESS THAN 100 HOURS IN MODEL.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE COPILOT'S FAILURE TO ATTAIN A PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT. FACTORS WERE THE CAPTAIN'S FAILURE TO FOLLOW COMPANY PROCEDURE AND BOTH PILOT'S LIMITED EXPERIENCE.
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