NTSB Identification: IAD05CA143.
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Accident occurred Monday, September 12, 2005 in Capon Bridge, WV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/31/2006
Aircraft: Maule MT7-235, registration: N627RK
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 pilot reported that he overran the runway due to excessive airspeed during the final approach. The airplane subsequently impacted small trees. The runway, which was located on the pilot's property, was 1,200 feet long and 50 feet wide. Winds at the time were calm.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's misjudged distance/speed which resulted in an overrun and a subsequent impact with trees. Full narrative available
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