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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232910
Last updated: 1 September 2020
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Date:10-FEB-2020
Time:12:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N6056Q
C/n / msn: E-1504
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Catalina Airport (KAVX ), Avalon, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:San Diego-Montgomery Field, CA (MYF/KMYF)
Destination airport:Catalina Island-Avalon Bay Airport, CA (AVX/KAVX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that, during the approach, the airplane was a little high and fast and that it touched down about one quarter of the way down the runway. During the landing roll, the pilot thought that he had reduced the power to idle. However, as he was looking down the runway to see the end, he realized that the airplane “was carrying too much” power, that brake application would not be able to stop the airplane in the remaining runway, and that it was too late to go around. He applied maximum braking but was unable to stop the airplane, and it subsequently exited the runway, hit a berm, and nosed over. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the vertical stabilizer and empennage. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot's improper approach and delayed decision to apply corrective action, which resulted in a runway overrun, impact with a berm, and a subsequent nose-over.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200210X12805&key=1
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N6056Q

FAA register: https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=6056Q

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Feb-2020 02:50 Geno Added
01-Sep-2020 16:54 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]
01-Sep-2020 18:48 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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