NTSB Identification: NYC94LA048.
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Accident occurred Monday, January 10, 1994 in MONTICELLO, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1995
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N3999Z
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING A SHORT FIELD APPROACH AND LANDING. ON SHORT FINAL THE AIRPLANE STALLED, STRUCK A FENCE, AND A SNOWBANK. THE AIRPLANE THEN NOSED OVER FOREWARD AND SLID ABOUT 15 FEET BEFORE COMING TO A FULL STOP.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT ALLOWED THE SPEED OF THE AIRPLANE TO GET TOO SLOW, RESULTING IN AN INADVERTENT STALL AT TOO LOW AN ALTITUDE TO ALLOW RECOVERY.

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