NTSB Identification: SEA89LA023.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37910.
Accident occurred Friday, November 11, 1988 in MURPHY, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/28/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A, registration: N8562C
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.

WHILE MAKING A LOW PASS OVER A SNOW-COVERED AIRSTRIP, THE PLT MISJUDGED HIS ALTITUDE. THE AIRCRAFT'S MAIN GEAR MADE CONTACT WITH SIX INCH DEEP SNOW, & AFTER TRAVELING APRX 100 FT, THE PLANE NOSED OVER.

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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