NTSB Identification: LAX02LA238.
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Accident occurred Saturday, July 27, 2002 in Willits, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/29/2004
Aircraft: Cessna T210F, registration: N6776R
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 airplane overran the runway and nosed over during the landing roll. During approach, the airplane was high, and the airspeed was faster than normal. It landed long, touching down about 90 miles per hour. The airplane touched down about three quarters down the runway, and the pilot applied brake pressure. The airplane departed the end of the runway and continued down a 30- to 40- foot embankment. The airplane nosed over and came to rest inverted, with the nose facing 160 degrees. The pilot did not report any mechanical problems with the airplane prior to the accident.

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

the student pilot's misjudged, distance, and speed, and failure to attain the proper touchdown point.

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