NTSB Identification: LAX83LA081.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19673.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 22, 1983 in WATSONVILLE, CA
Aircraft: BEECH BE-60, registration: N1887L
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.

THE PILOT OVERRAN THE RUNWAY AND COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR DURING A LANDING IN INSTRUMENT FLIGHT CONDITIONS. HE HAD BEGUN A MISSED APPROACH PROCEDURE DUE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS WHEN HE NOTICED HE COULD STILL SEE THE RUNWAY AND DECIDED HE COULD MAKE A LANDING. HE SAID HE LANDED JUST BEYOND THRESHOLD BUT WITNESSES SAID HE LANDED 2/3 BEYOND THE RUNWAY THRESHOLD. THE PILOT BLAMED HYDROPLANING FOR THE OVERRUN.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..MISJUDGED..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:

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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