NTSB Identification: FTW86FRD01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29656.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 19, 1985 in JENNINGS, LA
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN AT6G, registration: N104DC
Injuries: 2 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 CONTACTED A DITCH AND NOSED DOWN DURING AN OVERRUN LANDING. THE ACFT WAS IN A FLT OF 3 AT6'S LANDING AT THE ARPT FOR A FLY-IN. N104DC TOUCHED DOWN ON THE 2000 FT FRESHLY MOWED GRASS STRIP APRX 500 TO 600 FT FROM THE END. THE PLT STATED THE APPLICATION OF BRAKES WAS INEFFECTIVE. THE ACFT TRAVELED OFF THE END OF RWY 17 AND CROSSED THE END OF RWY 13 (PAVED) BEFORE CONTACTING THE DITCH.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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