NTSB Identification: MKC88LA118.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36958.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 30, 1988 in OLATHE, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/16/1990
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T, registration: N8328A
Injuries: 1 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.

AFTER A LONG CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE PILOT SAID HE ENCOUNTERED HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS NEAR HIS DESTINATION. HE REPORTED THAT HE WAS ABLE TO CONTINUE THE FLIGHT UNDER VFR, BUT WHEN LANDING ON THE WET RUNWAY BRAKING WAS INEFFECTIVE. THE AIRPLANE CONTINUED BEYOND THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK A CHAINLINK FENCE. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HIS LANDING SPEED WAS 90 KNOTS.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TOUCHDOWN..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

FATIGUE(FLIGHT SCHEDULE)..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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