Date & Time: Jun 18, 2012 at 1006 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft Beechjet 400
Operator:
N79TE LLC
Registration:
N826JH
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Gadsden - Atlanta
MSN:
RK-70
YOM:
1993
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing on runway 20L at Atlanta-DeKalb Peachtree Airport, aircraft did not stop as expected. It overrun the runway, went through a fence and came to rest near a road, broken in two. All four occupants were injured, both pilots seriously. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair. According to eyewitnesses, it appears that the BeechJet was approaching at high speed with a steep angle. Also, the pilot-in-command (PIC) reported to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspector-in-charge that he used up 25 to 35 percent of the runway before touchdown. According to the PDK airport director, runway 20L is a concrete grooved runway which has a published landing distance available (LDA) length of 4,801 feet.