NTSB Identification: NYC02LA066.
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Accident occurred Saturday, February 23, 2002 in Atlantic City, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/23/2002
Aircraft: Piper PA-28-161, registration: N9182X
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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The airplane touched down approximately 2,000 feet beyond the approach end of the 2,948-foot long runway. The airplane skidded and traveled off the right side of the runway, into vegetation. The pilot then attempted to abort the takeoff, but the airplane struck a fence and came to rest in water. The pilot did not report any pre-impact mechanical malfunctions with the airplane.

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

The pilot's failure to obtain a proper touchdown point.

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