NTSB Identification: FTW83LA091.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21830.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 15, 1983 in NACOGDOCHES, TX
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AA-5B, registration: N45344
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.

DURING ARRIVAL, THE ACFT WAS HIGH ON FINAL APPROACH. THE PLT ELECTED TO CONTINUE THE LANDING WITH FULL FLAPS, BUT AFTER TOUCHDOWN, HE WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RUNWAY. AFTER OVERRUNNING THE RUNWAY, THE ACFT NOSED OVER IN A 10 FT DRAINAGE DITCH.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL

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