NTSB Identification: ATL86IA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30550.
Scheduled 14 CFR EASTERN AIR LINES
Incident occurred Thursday, March 13, 1986 in CHARLESTON, SC
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31, registration: N8924E
Injuries: 79 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

THE ACFT LANDED ON RWY 15 AT 2357 EST. THE RWY WAS WET FROM HEAVY RAIN & THUNDERSTORMS. BRAKING WAS INEFFECTIVE AND THE ACFT FAILED TO STOP. THE CAPT STEERED RT INTO THE MUD TO THE RT SIDE OF THE OVERRUN. POST ACCIDENT REVIEW OF THE FLT DATA RECORDER SHOWED THAT THE ACFT DESCENDED AT A HIGHER THAN NORMAL RATE. THE LANDING SPEED WAS ABOUT 150 KTS WINDS WERE AT 070 DEGREES AT 10 KTS.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VREF)..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..THUNDERSTORM

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