NTSB Identification: FTW85FA202.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29228.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, April 28, 1985 in AMARILLO, TX
Aircraft: BOEING 737-300, registration: N300SW
Injuries: 1 Minor,132 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT LANDED IN A THUNDERSTORM, WINDS RECORDED AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT EXCEEDED THE LIMITS RECOMMENDED FOR FULL REVERSE THRUST. THE ACFT HYDROPLANED, WEATHER-COCKED SLIGHTLY, AND SLID OFF THE DOWNWIND SIDE OF THE 300 FT WIDE RWY. THE NOSEWHEEL COLLAPSED AT IMPACT WITH A RWY LIGHT, AND PENETRATED THE PRESSURE VESSEL. ONE PASSENGER REPORTED A MINOR INJURY DURING THE EVACUATION. REVERSE THRUST WAS MAINTAINED THROUGHOUT THE ROLLOUT; HYDROPLANE SKID MARKS EXTENDED FROM AT OR NEAR THE INITIAL TOUCHDOWN POINT TO DEPARTURE FROM THE RWY.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INADEQUATE TRAINING(EMERGENCY PROCEDURE(S))..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

WIND INFORMATION..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REVERSERS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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