NTSB Identification: FTW87LA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34107.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 23, 1987 in HOUSTON, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N1107F
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.

A STUDENT PILOT ON A SOLO FLIGHT IN THE LOCAL AREA, LANDED LONG AND RAN OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT STATED THAT THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED DUE TO TOUCHDOWN TOO FAR DOWN THE RUNWAY. HE FURTHER RELATED THAT THE PRESENCE OF HIGH TENSION WIRES INFLUENCED HIS DECISION TO NOT ABORT THE LANDING. ROUGH TERRAIN BEYOND THE RUNWAY CAUSED THE NOSE OVER.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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