NTSB Identification: LAX90LA193.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43785.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 24, 1990 in SEDONA, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/23/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 310G, registration: N161A
Injuries: 1 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 LANDED LONG ON RUNWAY 03 AND OVERRAN THE END. THE PILOT STATED HE THOUGHT THE TOUCH DOWN WAS ABOUT MID-FIELD. WITNESSES, HOWVER, OBSERVED THE AIRCRAFT TOUCH DOWN ABOUT 4,000 FEET DOWN THE 5,131 FOOT LONG RUNWAY. THE WITNESSES ALSO STATED THE AIRCRAFT LANDED WITH AN ESTIMATED 15 TO 25 KNOT TAILWIND.

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

THE PILOT SELECTED THE WRONG RUNWAY, AND PROPER TOUCH DOWN POINT WAS NOT ATTAINED.

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