NTSB Identification: CHI93LA102.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 48264.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 02, 1993 in MANISTIQUE, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8275L
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 STUDENT PILOT REPORTED HE WAS BACK-TAXIING AFTER LANDING. HE ESTIMATED HIS TAXI SPEED AT 15 MPH. HE SAID HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO BRAKE AND TURN OFF THE RUNWAY ONTO THE TAXIWAY WHEN HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER. HE STATED THE ACCIDENT COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED IF HE HAD TAXIED AT A SLOWER SPEED.

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

AN EXCESSIVE TAXI SPEED.

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