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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196820
Last updated: 16 July 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180
Registration: N2814T
C/n / msn: 28-7205226
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Hampton Roads, SSW of Suffolk, VA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Suffolk, VA
Destination airport:Suffolk, VA (SAME)
According to the pilot, the airplane touched down on the approach end of the grass airstrip. During the landing roll, he did not realize that his “right foot was resting against the right toe brake.” The airplane exited the right side of the airstrip and struck trees.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right-wing spar and horizontal stabilizer.
The pilot did not possess a Federal Aviation Administration pilot certificate.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilot’s inadvertent brake application during the landing roll, which resulted in a loss of directional control.
The pilot pleaded guilty in December 2017 to flying without a license. Authorities had repeatedly warned him not to fly. He has been sentenced to two weeks in jail in march 2018.



Revision history:

23-Jul-2017 01:49 Geno Added
23-Jul-2017 08:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
23-Jul-2017 10:20 gerard57 Updated [Date, Embed code]
19-Dec-2017 20:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]
15-Mar-2018 20:12 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Mar-2018 21:56 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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