NTSB Identification: CHI05CA034.
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Accident occurred Friday, November 19, 2004 in Lakeville, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/28/2006
Aircraft: Cessna 172N, registration: N737CR
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The airplane sustained substantial damage on impact with a roadway berm when it exited the departure end of the runway. Dark night instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. An instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan was on file and was activated. The pilot's accident report stated, "Left Waterloo Municipal Airport IFR [direct] Airlake Airport as filed, radar vectors [Minneapolis Approach] to ILS 29 approach LVN. Maneuvering after breaking out of overcast at about 700 [feet] through lower broken layer (500 [feet]?), ended up landing long and skidding off end of runway, swerving left to avoid runway end lights, entered grass and continued to skid until striking roadway berm."

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

The pilot misjudged his distance and speed which resulted in an overrun.. Factors were the wet runway, the grass and the berm.

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