Accident Piper PA-28-180 N41985,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 294434
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Date:Wednesday 29 September 2004
Time:18:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:Wilgrove Aviation LLC
Registration: N41985
MSN: 28-7405157
Year of manufacture:1974
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Charlotte, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Georgetown Airport, SC (GGE/KGGE)
Destination airport:Charlotte, NC (8A6)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot stated he entered left traffic for runway 35 at Wellington Air Park. He turned on final approach and realized that he was high. He lowered the nose of the airplane and began his landing flare over the runway at 100 mph. The airplane touched down long and fast, went off the departure over run to the right and collided with trees. Examination of the runway revealed light tire marks about 600 feet from the departure end of runway 35 followed by heavy skid marks about 500 feet from the departure end of the runway. The runway is 2,835 feet in length.

Probable Cause: The pilot's misjudgment of speed and distance resulting in an overrun and collision with trees.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

11-Oct-2022 18:11 ASN Update Bot Added

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