Accident Piper PA-18-150 N518GM,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 285351
 
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Date:Friday 12 January 2007
Time:11:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-18-150
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N518GM
MSN: 18-2643
Year of manufacture:1953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Maricopa, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Chandler Municipal Airport, AZ (CHD/KCHD)
Destination airport:Ag Airstrip, AZ (NONE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The airplane nosed over during landing on a private, dirt agricultural airstrip. The pilot said that during the wheel landing, he applied excessive brake pressure and the airplane nosed over. The pilot indicated that there were no mechanical malfunctions with the airplane.

Probable Cause: The excessive brake application during landing which resulted in a nose over.

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

Sources:

NTSB SEA07CA045

Revision history:

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