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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174715
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Date:20-MAR-2015
Time:19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA40 Diamond Star
Owner/operator:Dillon's Aviation
Registration: N840AB
C/n / msn: 40.478
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Fuquay/Angier Field Airport (78NC), Fuquay/Varina, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sanford, NC (TTA)
Destination airport:Fuquay-Varina, NC (78NC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that during the landing roll on a grass airstrip, he did not get the airplane stopped before running off the end of the runway. He said the airplane exited the runway at a slow speed and rolled into a ditch. The right main landing gear bent rearward structurally damaging a fuselage bulkhead. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain control of the airplane during the landing roll, which resulted in a runway overrun.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20150515X42939&key=1
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N840AB

FAA register: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=840AB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2015 06:28 Geno Added
11-May-2015 06:12 Anon. Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
01-Dec-2017 12:45 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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