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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80607
Last updated: 31 July 2020
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Date:08-NOV-2010
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-160
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N3029Z
C/n / msn: 22-6983
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Watertown, SD -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Laverne, SD (LYV)
Destination airport:Watertown, SD
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that he circled the farm field to check the condition of the landing area prior to landing. During the landing roll, he inadvertently stepped on the brakes prior to the tailwheel touching down and the airplane nosed over, which resulted in substantial damage to the fuselage and wings.
Probable Cause: The pilot's inadvertent and premature use 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=20101109X00102&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Nov-2010 17:04 slowkid Added
08-Nov-2010 17:09 slowkid Updated [Location]
09-Nov-2010 11:20 bizjets101 Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
16-Nov-2010 09:31 slowkid Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Nov-2017 18:38 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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