NTSB Identification: NYC73AN144
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HOWARD AERO 500, registration: N621W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1012  73/5/24    WASHINGTON,PA       HOWARD AERO 500     CR-  0  0  2  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 45, 15973
        TIME - 1815                    N621W               PX-  0  0  3  CORP/EXEC                 TOTAL HOURS, 780 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WASHINGTON COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHICAGO,ILL                 WASHINGTON,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           OVERSHOOT                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED WRONG RUNWAY RELATIVE TO EXISTING WIND
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - HYDROPLANING ON WET RUNWAY
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
           WEATHER - RAIN
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    3000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      TAIL WIND 158-202 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           59                                                      110
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           8                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- LND DOWNWIND FROM VOR CIRCLING APCH. UN STOP ACFT DUE HYDROPLANING. RAN DOWN EMBANKMENT.

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