NTSB Identification: MKC86LA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30895.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 19, 1986 in WEST MEMPHIS, AR
Aircraft: BEECH A-90, registration: N772K
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 PLT MADE A LANDING TO A RAIN SLICK RWY AT WEST MEMPHIS, ARKANSAS. THE PLT STATED THE ACFT HYDROPLANED AND THAT BRAKING WAS NEGLIGIBLE. THE PIC'S ATTEMPTS TO USE THE REVERSERS RESULTED IN THE ACFT YAWING. WIND SHIFTS IN THE RAIN SHOWERS EXTENDED THE ACFT'S TOUCHDOWN POINT. THE ACFT LANDED WITH TAILWIND CONDITIONS, WITH INSUFFICIENT AIRSPEED AND RWY AVAILABLE AFTER THE ATTEMPTS TO STOP, FOR A GO-AROUND TO BE INITIATED.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..THUNDERSTORM


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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