Accident Maule MX-7-2325 N5670A,
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Date:Thursday 25 September 2008
Time:10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic M7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Maule MX-7-2325
Registration: N5670A
MSN: 10034C
Total airframe hrs:1237 hours
Engine model:Lycoming IO-540
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Smith, California -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Carson City Airport, NV (CSN/KCXP)
Destination airport:Smith, CA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that he had made three touch and go landings on the dry lake. On the fourth landing he applied too much brake pressure, which resulted in a propeller strike and the airplane nosing over on its back. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the rudder, vertical stabilizer, and left wing tip.

Probable Cause: The pilot's excessive brake application during the landing roll, which resulted in a nose over.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: SEA08CA210
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 month
Download report: Final report




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