NTSB Identification: FTW85LA226.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29015.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 18, 1985 in CROWELL, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200, registration: N55800
Injuries: 3 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 PILOT LANDED WITH A LIGHT TAIL WIND ON A 3200 FT RWY WHICH SLOPES DOWNWARD. THE BRAKES FADED AND BECAME INEFFECTIVE DUE TO HEAVY APPLICATION. A GO-AROUND WAS ATTEMPTED; HOWEVER, FLYING SPEED WAS NOT OBTAINED AND THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND ABOUT 200 FT BEYOND THE END OF THE RWY.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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