Accident Piper PA-28-181 Cherokee Archer II N39678, Wednesday 2 June 2004
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Date:Wednesday 2 June 2004
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-181 Cherokee Archer II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N39678
MSN: 28-7990003
Year of manufacture:1978
Engine model:Lycoming O-360-A414
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Dunsmuir Municipal-Mott Airport, Dunsmuir, California -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Novato, CA (DVO)
Destination airport:Weed, CA (O46)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The pilot landed, overran the 2,700-foot runway, and impacted a berm off the departure end of the runway. The pilot was conducting a cross-country flight and mistook the accident airport for her destination airport, which is nearby and has a 5,000 foot-long runway. She landed and could not stop the airplane prior to the runway's termination. Review of the airplane's landing performance chart revealed that if the pilot landed the airplane at maximum gross weight with full flaps extended, it should have stopped at the 1,100-foot mark. The pilot landed with the flaps retracted. The pilot reported that there were no anomalies with the airplane or engine.
Probable Cause: the pilot's misjudgment of speed and distance, which resulted in an overrun of the runway. The pilot's failure to use flaps and his landing at an airport with a runway shorter than he expected is a contributing factor.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: LAX04CA236
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20040717X00998&key=1
FAA register: 2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=39678

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jul-2015 17:33 Noro Added
01-Sep-2016 21:41 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 18:05 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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