NTSB Identification: MKC87LA073.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33541.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 01, 1987 in HALSTEAD, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N733PX
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 PIC RPTD LNDG LONG ON A 2600 FT SOD RWY. DURING THE LNDG ROLL, THE PIC RPTD ENCOUNTERING A TAILWIND. THE CLOSEST FSS AT WICHITA, 20 MI FM THE ACCIDENT ARPT, RPTD NO SIGNIFICANT WIND CHG DURING THIS PERIOD, THE PIC, KNOWING THAT HE HAD LANDED LONG AND BELIEVING HE HAD ENCOUNTERED A TAILWIND, STATED THAT HE HAD INSUFFICIENT RWY IN WHICH TO EXCUTE A GO-AROUND. THE PIC WAS UABLE TO ET THE ACFT STOPPED BEFORE RUNNING OFF THE RWY AND NOSING OVER.

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

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


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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