NTSB Identification: ATL85LA095.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27474.
Accident occurred Monday, February 11, 1985 in NATCHEZ, MS
Aircraft: BEECH 58, registration: N912L
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.

PLT DESCENDED BELOW MDA TO 720 FT MSL UNTIL OBSERVING THE RWY DURING A LOC 17 APCH AT NIGHT. AN ARPT ATTENDANT SAID PLT DID NOT CALL UNICOM FOR WIND INFO. PLT ACKNOWLEDGED TOUCHDOWN AT MIDFIELD WITH A 30 KT TAILWIND ON THE 5000 FT RWY. THE PLT SAID BRAKING WAS INEFFECTIVE. ATTENDANT SAID RWY WAS DAMP BUT STANDING WATER WAS NOT PRESENT. ACFT RAN OFF SOUTHEND OF THE RWY AND CONTINUED 800 FT BEFORE IT HIT A DITCH AND STOPPED. THE PLT STATED HE WAS 'IN A HURRY AND JUST FOULED UP.'

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MISSED APPROACH..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..NOT RECEIVED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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