Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary WPR21LA304

Coeur D Alene, ID, USA

Aircraft #1




The pilot reported that, his airspeed was excessive during his approach to land, which resulted in a long landing. After touchdown, he was unable to stop the airplane prior to reaching the runway end. As the airplane overran the runway it impacted a log that had been placed there to prevent automotive traffic from entering the runway. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left horizontal stabilizer and fuselage. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that could have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilot’s failure to attain a proper touchdown point due to excessive airspeed, which resulted in a runway excursion and collision with an object near the end of the runway.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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