NTSB Identification: FTW03LA058.
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Accident occurred Thursday, November 21, 2002 in Bulverde, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/30/2003
Aircraft: RAMSAY Lancair IV-P, registration: N222MR
Injuries: 2 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.

During the pilot's third attempt to land the airplane, the airplane departed the runway, traveled for 450 feet, struck 2 runway lights, a ditch, and a fence before coming to rest. Tire marks were found approximately 2,300 feet beyond the approach end of the 3,000-foot runway. The left wing was partially separated from the airplane, and the left wing spar was twisted. The pilot reported that the left brake of the differential brake system failed during the landing roll. The FAA inspectors examined the brake system and found no discrepancies.

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

The pilot's misjudgment of speed and distance.

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