NTSB Identification: FTW85LA277.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29037.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 07, 1985 in MIDLAND, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA R182, registration: N1739R
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 STATED THAT ON A PASS OVER THE PVT STRIP THE WIND SOCK AS INDICATING THE WIND OUT OF THE NORTH. IN ACTUALITY, MIDLAND REGIONAL ARPT WAS REPORTING THE WINDS FROM 110 DEGS AT 13 KTS. TOUCHDOWN WAS MADE AT A HIGHER THAN NORMAL AIRSPEED. THE ACFT LANDED LONG AND SUBSEQUENTLY RAN THROUGH A FENCE AT THE END OF THE RWY. THE PLT STATED THE ACFT FLOATED DURING THE FLARE DUE TO THE TAILWIND AND A LOW FUEL LOAD AND BY THE TIME HE GOT THE NOSE GEAR ON THE GROUND, HE WAS COMMITTED AND COULD NOT GO AROUND.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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

OBJECT..FENCE

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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