NTSB Identification: CEN10LA203
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 12, 2010 in Columbiaville, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/19/2011
Aircraft: Univair Aircraft Corporation 415-C, registration: N93876
Injuries: 1 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.

The pilot reported that he landed approximately a third of the way down the runway. He said that as he applied the brakes near the turnabout area at the south end of the runway, he discovered that he couldn't stop. The airplane subsequently went down an embankment, struck terrain, and sustained substantial damage. Postaccident examination of the wreckage revealed that the brake master cylinder piston rod's clevis had separated. An NTSB materials laboratory examination indicated that the separation was consistent with bending forces associated with the accident and no preexisting anomalies were detected.

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

The pilot misjudged his speed and distance while landing, which resulted in an overrun and subsequent collision with terrain.

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