NTSB Identification: ATL82DA045
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, January 30, 1982 in CONYERS, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/30/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182L, registration: N42042
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE DESTINATION AIRPORT IS A PRIVATE STRIP THAT IS ORIENTED ON A 150/330 DEGREE HEADING. THE NORTHWEST END IS ENCLOSED BY TALL TREES. ACCORDINGLY, MOST LANDINGS ARE MADE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST REGARDLESS OF WIND DIRECTION. THE PILOT LANDED ON RUNWAY 33 WHICH HAD A 7 TO 10 KNOT TAILWIND COMPONENT. THE AIRCRAFT FLOATED AND TOUCHED DOWN LONG. THE PILOT USED HEAVY BRAKING, BUT WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RUNWAY AND STRUCK TREES ABOUT 200 FEET BEYOND THE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT REPORTED GUSTY WINDS.

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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