NTSB Identification: SEA06LA100.
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Accident occurred Thursday, May 18, 2006 in Battle Ground, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/31/2006
Aircraft: Cessna T210L, registration: N131HM
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor.

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The pilot's first approach to land resulted in a go-around, followed by a second approach, which was high and fast, culminating in a hard landing. After the airplane bounced the pilot applied brakes, but was not able to stop on the grass/turf runway. The airplane subsequently overran the end of the runway before impacting trees and a fence prior to being consumed by fire. There were no precrash anomalies noted with the airplane.




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

the pilot's excessive airspeed and exceeding the proper touchdown point during landing, which resulted in a hard landing and subsequent overrun of the runway. Factors contributing to the accident included the fence, the trees and the pilot's failure to perform an aborted landing.

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