NTSB Identification: NYC83FA016
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Monday, November 01, 1982 in MEADVILLE, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/01/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 402B, registration: N402DL
Injuries: 3 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 APPROACHED HIGH AND FAST FOR LANDING ON RUNWAY 4. THE WIND WAS FROM 240 DEG AT 10 TO 12 KTS. THE AIRCRAFT FLOATED AND AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE WET, DOWNSLOPING RUNWAY. AFTER DEPARTING THE RUNWAY, THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED DOWN A STEEPER SLOPE AND INTO AN AREA OF BRUSH AND TREES. ALL THREE GEAR COLLAPSED, THERE WAS LEADING EDGE SPAR DAMAGE ON BOTH WINGS, AND THE RIGHT SIDE FUSELAGE SKIN, FORWARD OF THE RIGHT WING, WAS DAMAGED.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,HYDROPLANING CONDITION..WATER


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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