NTSB Identification: NYC88LA091.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37808.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 02, 1988 in HYANNIS, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 303, registration: N5461V
Injuries: 4 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 CESSNA 303 BROKE OUT OF THE CLOUDS AND MADE A LONG LANDING ON A 5567 FT RUNWAY. TIRE MARKS SHOWED THAT THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN WITH LESS THAN 2000 FT OF RUNWAY REMAINING. THE LANDING RUNWAY WAS 24 AND THE WINDS WERE FROM 360 DEGREES AT 8 KTS. THE RUNWAY SURFACE WAS COVERED WITH SLUSH APPROXIMATELY 1/4 INCH DEEP. THE AIRCRAFT RAN OFF THE DEPARTURE END. THE LEFT SEAT PILOT WAS NOT AN EMPLOYEE OF THE CERTIFICATE HOLDER. THE PIC WAS OVERHEARD INSTRUCTING THE LEFT SEAT PILOT TO 'GET IT DOWN.'

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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