NTSB Identification: FTW87LA201.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36271.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 15, 1987 in SAN MARCOS, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N9930X
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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT HE LANDED LONG AND DOWNWIND ON HIS PRIVATE STRIP. IN AN ATTEMPT TO STOP HE APPLIED HEAVY BRAKING AND AT THE END OF THE STRIP THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER AND CAME TO REST ON A FENCE.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND



Contributing Factors

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

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