NTSB Identification: WPR11CA343
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 19, 2011 in Colville, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/20/2011
Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A), registration: N601FD
Injuries: 3 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 stated that during the landing roll, he did not apply maximum braking to let the airplane slow down on its own. As the airplane approached the end of the runway, the pilot realized that the airplane would not stop in time and used right engine differential power to turn left and avoid a 150-foot drop-off located at the end of the runway. The airplane veered left off the end of the runway onto a gravel area. When the airplane entered the gravel area the right main landing gear collapsed, resulting in substantial damage to the outboard edge of the aileron, and damage to the landing gear and top of the inboard wing. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions with the airplane.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot’s inadequate braking after touchdown, which resulted in a runway excursion. Full narrative available
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