NTSB Identification: ANC94LA116.
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Accident occurred Monday, August 29, 1994 in SKWENTNA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1995
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N4478A
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT LANDED THE AIRPLANE ON A GRAVEL BAR. DURING THE LANDING ROLL HE WAS APPLYING BRAKE PRESSURE. THE WHEELS HIT A SOFT SPOT IN THE GRAVEL AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER.

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

THE PILOT'S SELECTING A GRAVEL BAR FOR A NORMAL LANDING. A FACTOR WAS THE SOFT SPOT IN THE GRAVEL BAR.

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