NTSB Identification: ATL82FID07
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 26, 1982 in HOT SPRINGS, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/26/1983
Aircraft: BEECH 90, registration: N37990
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT STATED THAT DURING AN ILS APPROACH, HE DELAYED AT THE DECISION HEIGHT FOR SEVERAL SECONDS UNTIL HE HAD A GOOD VIEW OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN 671 FT FROM THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY IN LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND CONDITIONS. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT ONCE HE REALIZED WHERE HE WAS ON THE RUNWAY, IT WAS TOO LATE TO ABORT THE LANDING. THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED BEYOND THE END OF THE RUNWAY FOR 377 FT BEFORE COMING TO REST IN SOFT DIRT ON ITS NOSE.

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

MISSED APPROACH..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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