NTSB Identification: FTW00LA218.
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Accident occurred Saturday, July 29, 2000 in CALICO ROCK, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/2001
Aircraft: Piper PA-22-150, registration: N3514P
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The airplane touched down about 750 feet from the approach end of the 3,000-foot runway. During the landing roll, the airplane encountered standing water and began to hydroplane. The airplane exited the west side of the runway, crossed over a taxiway, and impacted a ditch. Both main landing gear collapsed.

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

the pilot's inability to maintain airplane control during the landing roll due to the airplane hydroplaning on the wet runway.

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