Saturday, September 21, 2019

Runway Excursion: Piper PA-32R-300 Cherokee Lance, N6887J; accident occurred September 16, 2019 at Gundy's Airport (O38), Owasso, Rogers County, Oklahoma

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Owasso, OK
Accident Number: GAA19CA554
Date & Time: 09/16/2019, 1340 CDT
Registration: N6887J
Aircraft: Piper PA32R
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Runway excursion
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

The pilot reported that during initial approach the airplane was too high. The pilot attempted three separate landings, and during the fourth approach, the airplane was again too fast and too high above the runway. The airplane landed long, and he applied the brakes, but the airplane overran end of the runway, and crossed a public road before colliding with a ditch.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings.

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

Pilot Information

Certificate: Commercial
Age: 81, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Multi-engine Land; Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Front
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used:
Instrument Rating(s): Airplane
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed:No 
Medical Certification: BasicMed
Last FAA Medical Exam: 05/20/2019
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 07/25/2019
Flight Time: (Estimated) 3735 hours (Total, all aircraft), 1910 hours (Total, this make and model), 3580 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 3 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Piper
Registration: N6887J
Model/Series: PA32R 300
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1975
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal
Serial Number: 32R-7680379
Landing Gear Type: Retractable - Tricycle
Seats: 6
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 05/20/2019, Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 3600 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 6500 Hours as of last inspection
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming
ELT: C91 installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: IO-540-K1G5D
Registered Owner: On file
Rated Power: 300 hp
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held:None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KTUL, 650 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 6 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 1753 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 231°
Lowest Cloud Condition:
Visibility:  10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 25000 ft agl
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 4 knots /
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual:
Wind Direction: 190°
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: 
Altimeter Setting: 30.06 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: 33°C / 22°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Owasso, OK (O38)
Type of Flight Plan Filed:None 
Destination: Owasso, OK (O38)
Type of Clearance: None
Departure Time:  CDT
Type of Airspace: Class G

Airport Information

Airport: Gundy's (O38)
Runway Surface Type: Asphalt
Airport Elevation: 720 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: 17L
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 2600 ft / 40 ft
VFR Approach/Landing: Full Stop; Go Around; Traffic Pattern

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude: 36.266667, -95.783611 (est)

TULSA, Oklahoma (KTUL) — According to Owasso dispatch, a plane made a hard landing at Gundy's airport on September 16th after it missed the runway.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol says two people were on board, and there are no injuries.

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