NTSB Identification: CHI88LA241.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38103.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 22, 1988 in FREMONT, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 550, registration: N29TC
Injuries: 2 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 AIRPLANE RAN OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK AN EMBANKMENT AFTER LANDING DOWNWIND FROM A VOR APPROACH DURING HEAVY RAIN. BOTH PILOTS REPORTED POOR BRAKING ACTION AND INEFFECTIVENESS OF REVERSE THRUST APPLICATION AFTER TOUCHDOWN AND DURING THE LANDING ROLL. THE PIC DESCRIBED A 'HYDROPLANING SITUATION'. EXAMINATION OF THE RUNWAY SURFACE REVEALED HYDROPLANE MARKS ON THE ASPHALT.

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,HYDROPLANING CONDITION..WATER

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

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..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..RAIN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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