NTSB Identification: SEA85LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29261.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 09, 1984 in SULTAN, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N4436R
Injuries: 2 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.

AN OVERRUN OCCURRED ON THE 2,000 FOOT AIRSTRIP DUE TO EXCESS APPROACH AND LANDING SPEED. A LIGHT COATING OF SNOW WAS PRESENT ON THE GRASS RUNWAY AND THE PILOT NEGLECTED TO RAISE THE FLAPS ADDING TO A LONGER LANDING ROLL AND MAKING BRAKING LESS EFFECTIVE. A 5 KNOT TAILWIND WAS ALSO PRESENT. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO ABORT THE LANDING DUE TO OBSTACLES AT THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY.THE ACFT ROLLED PAST THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK AN EMBANKMENT AT A SLOW SPEED.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..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:

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


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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