NTSB Identification: CHI83LA368.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21089.
Accident occurred Monday, August 08, 1983 in MARINE CITY, MI
Aircraft: BEECH A36, registration: N23581
Injuries: 3 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 ACFT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY DURING LANDING. THE PILOT HAD CALLED UNICOM FOR WIND INFORMATION BUT HAD RECEIVED NOANSWER. THE PILOT DECIDED BY SMOKE DRIFT TO LAND TO THE NORTH. THE WINDS AT THE ARPT WERE FROM TH SOUTH. THE PILOT LANDED ABOUT HALF WAY DOWN THE RWY AND RAN OFF THE END. THE PILOT REPORTED THE WIND SOCK AS DAMAGED AND UNUSABLE.

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:

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MONITORING..INADEQUATE..FBO PERSONNEL

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..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

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

WIND INFORMATION..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,WIND DIRECTION INDICATOR..FAILURE,TOTAL

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