NTSB Identification: ATL85LA032.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25863.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 10, 1984 in RUSTBURGH, VA
Aircraft: BOEING 75, registration: N5506A
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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT HE WAS LANDING ON THE 1,100 FOOT LONG RUNWAY TO THE SOUTH WITH A 16 KNOT TAILWIND. THE PLT CONTINUED TO STATE THAT WHILE ON FINAL APCH THE AIRCRAFT HAD AN EXCESSIVE RATE OF SINK. THE PLT ADDED FULL POWER IN AN ATTEMPT TO ARREST THE DESCENT BUT THE ACFT STRUCK THE RUNWAY HARD, BREAKING THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER AND SKIDDED APRX 25 FEET.

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:

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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