Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Grumman American AA-1B, N9613L: Accident occurred March 28, 2017 at Dalton Airport (3DA), Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan

Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA247
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in Flushing, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/14/2017
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA, registration: N9613L
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.

The pilot reported that, during the landing, he was “going…[too] fast,” overran the runway, and impacted trees. 

The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings.

The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation. 

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
The pilot’s unstabilized approach and subsequent failure to attain the proper touchdown point, which resulted in a runway overrun. 

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Belleville, Michigan

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms
  
http://registry.faa.gov/N9613L

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA247
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in Flushing, MI
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA, registration: N9613L
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.

The pilot reported that, during the landing he was "going to[too] fast", over ran the runway, and impacted trees.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings.

The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.

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