Sunday, May 7, 2017

Lancair LC41-550FG, N169WT: Accident occurred November 21, 2016 at Benton Field Airport (O85), Redding, Shasta County, California

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

Investigation Docket  - National Transportation Safety Board:   https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

Aviation Accident Data Summary - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Sacramento, California

N169WT LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N169WT

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA078
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, November 21, 2016 in Redding, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/2017
Aircraft: LANCAIR COMPANY LC41 550FG, registration: N169WT
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 stated that, during landing, he was too fast on the approach and touched down long. Subsequently, the airplane overran the runway and nosed over. 

A postaccident examination revealed substantial damage to the fuselage. 
The pilot reported no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

After multiple requests, the pilot did not return the NTSB Form 6120.1 Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident/Incident Report.

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.
    

The pilot stated that during landing, he was too fast on the approach, and touched down long. Subsequently the airplane overran the runway and nosed over. 

A postaccident examination revealed substantial damage to fuselage. 

The pilot reported no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

After multiple requests, the pilot did not return the NTSB Form 6120.1 Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident/Incident Report.

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