NTSB Identification: LAX70D0159
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO COMDR 680, registration: N6823S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3808  69/8/29    GILA BEND,ARIZ      AERO COMDR 680      CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 29, 1340
        TIME - 1915                    N6823S              PX-  0  0  2  AIR SHOW/RACING           TOTAL HOURS, 439 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GILA BEND
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          POMONA,CALIF                TUCSON,ARIZ                  GILA BEND,ARIZ
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           OVERSHOOT                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO INITIATE GO-AROUND
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - HIGH TEMPERATURE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     CALM
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           105                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- POSITIONING PERS AND EQUIP FOR AIR RACE. LANDED HALFWAY DOWN RWY.

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