NTSB Identification: DCA87AA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31668.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of PIEDMONT AIRLINES (D.B.A. operation of PIEDMONT AIRLINES )
Accident occurred Saturday, October 25, 1986 in CHARLOTTE, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: BOEING 737-222, registration: N752N
Injuries: 3 Serious,31 Minor,85 Uninjured.

DRG ARR, PIEDMONT FLT 467 WAS VECTORED FOR AN ILS RWY 36R APCH. AT 2001 CDT (APRX 7 MIN BFR LNDG), ALL ARRG FLTS WERE ADZD THE WX WAS (IN PART): 400' OVC, VIS 2 MI WITH LGT RAIN & FOG, WND FM 090 AT 8 KTS. RWY 5/32 WAS OUT-OF-SVC AT THAT TIME. FLT 467 WAS VECTORED FOR RGT TURNS (FM NORTH & WEST) ONTO FINAL APCH. AT 2002:42, THE ATC FINAL CTLR TOLD ANOTHER FLT (SAME FREQ) THAT THERE WAS A 20 TO 25 KT RGT X-WND ON FINAL APCH. WHEN FLT 467 WAS CLRD FOR LNDG AT 2005:36, THE SFCWND WAS RPRTD FM 100 DEG AT 4 KTS. THE ACFT WAS NOT CONFIGURED FOR LNDG UNTIL JUST BFR TCHDWN & THE COPLT DID NOT ALERT THE CAPT OF THE DEV. THE ACFT LNDD APRX 3200' FM THE THRESHOLD & THE CAPT WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE WET RWY. AFTER DEPG THE RWY, THE ACFT HIT AN ILS ANTENNA & A CULVERT, THEN WENT THRU A FENCE & STOPPED BESIDE RAILROAD TRACKS. RPRTDLY, THE CAPT ADDED 20 KTS TO APCH SPD FOR PSBL WND SHEAR & DELAYED SPOILER OPN AFTER TCHDWN. THERE WAS EVIDENCE OF HYDROPLANING & POOR FRICTIONAL QUALITY ON LAST 1500' OF RWY. THREE PAX RCVD BACK INJURIES; BOTH PLTS & 1 F/A HAD MINOR INJURIES.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CREW/GROUP COORDINATION..INADEQUATE..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

SPOILER EXTENSION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,HYDROPLANING CONDITION..WATER


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