NTSB Identification: ATL88LA196.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36359.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 19, 1988 in BOSTON, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 175C, registration: N8371T
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 WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND FOLLOWING A REDUCTION IN POWER WHEN HE OVERSHOT THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT SAID THE ENGINE DID NOT QUIT AND WAS STILL PRODUCING THRUST. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE AFTER IT CAME TO REST. THE PLT LANDED DOWNHILL AND DOWNWIND.

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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