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N6843X accident description

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Crash location 44.906944°N, 68.805000°W
Nearest city Glenburn, ME
44.915624°N, 68.855037°W
2.5 miles away
Tail number N6843X
Accident date 26 May 2009
Aircraft type Cessna 172A
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot landed on runway 01, a 1,900-foot-long grass runway. He stated he was “too high, too fast on final.” The airplane overran the end of the runway, went up an embankment, and sustained substantial damage to the firewall and the fuselage. The winds reported at an airport 6 miles to the south of the accident location were 210 degrees at 8 knots. The pilot did not report any mechanical failures or malfunctions of the airplane.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's misjudgment of distance and speed during landing.

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