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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239295
Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CH7A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aeronca 7AC
Registration: N83216
C/n / msn: 7AC-1877
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Enosburg, VT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:South Hero, VT (VT26)
Destination airport:Enosburg, VT
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that, during the landing roll on a private grass airfield, the main landing gear dug into soft grass, and the airplane nosed over. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right-wing lift strut. 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 improper decision to land on unsuitable terrain, which resulted in a nose-over.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

09-Aug-2020 09:56 ASN Update Bot Added

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