NTSB Identification: ERA10CA295
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, May 30, 2010 in Chateaugay, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/20/2010
Aircraft: CESSNA 182D, registration: N9985T
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.

According to the pilot, during landing on the 1,800-foot-long private grass strip, the airplane "had too much speed" at touchdown, and overran the departure end of the runway. The airplane impacted a stone wall, resulting in substantial damage to the fuselage, wings, and empennage. The pilot reported that there were no pre-accident mechanical malfunctions or failures of the airplane.

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

The pilot's misjudgedment of his speed and distance during landing, which resulted in an overrun.

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