NTSB Identification: NYC01LA111.
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Accident occurred Saturday, April 28, 2001 in G. Barrington, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/30/2001
Aircraft: Knab-Douglas Jurca MJ5 Sirocco, registration: N44DK
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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While landing on Runway 29, a 2,579 foot-long, 50 foot-wide, asphalt runway, the airplane touched down "long" and departed the end of the runway. The airplane then struck a tree and then descended down a 30 foot embankment. The winds reported at an airport located about 17 miles north-northeast of the accident site, were from 360 degrees at 9 knots, with 20 knot gusts.

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

The pilot's failure to obtain the proper touchdown point, which resulted in an overrun. A factor in this accident was the gusty wind condition.

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