NTSB Identification: CHI93LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 52104.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 28, 1993 in MASON CITY, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/03/1993
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N2611K
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PRIVATE PILOT WAS PRACTICING TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS WITH AN INSTRUCTOR TO OBTAIN AN ENDORSEMENT FOR TAILWHEEL AIRPLANES. THE WIND WAS 70 DEGREES LEFT OF RUNWAY HEADING AT 16 KNOTS. DURING LANDING ROLLOUT, THE AIRPLANE TURNED INTO THE WIND. THE INSTRUCTOR CAME ON THE CONTROLS TO REGAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE DUAL STUDENT APPLIED BRAKES, AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER.

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

EXCESSIVE BRAKING BY THE DUAL STUDENT.

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