NTSB Identification: FTW83LA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21527.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 10, 1983 in LA GRANGE, TX
Aircraft: MOONEY M20E, registration: N9331M
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 PLT REPORTED THAT DURING THE APCH, THE ACFT WAS HIGH & HAD EXCESSIVE AIRSPEED, WHICH RESULTED IN A LONG LANDING. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, HE APPLIED FULL BRAKES, BUT WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RWY. THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE END OF THE RWY, WENT DOWN AN INCLINE & WENT INTO A GROUP OF SMALL TREES, DAMAGING BOTH WINGS & THE PROPELLER.

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

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

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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