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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239101
Last updated: 5 August 2020
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Date:22-JAN-2020
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-18 REPLICA
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N944KM
C/n / msn: JA1705106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Jean, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Las Vegas, NV (VGT)
Destination airport:Jean, NV
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that, during an uneventful landing roll on a dry lakebed, he inadvertently applied the brakes, and the airplane nosed over. The right wing and rudder sustained substantial damage. 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 inadvertent application of the brakes during the landing roll, which resulted in a nose-over.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200122X92043&key=1

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


Revision history:

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