NTSB Identification: NYC88LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36792.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 18, 1987 in NEW MILFORD, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N2841N
Injuries: 2 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 FLIGHT EN ROUTE WAS UNEVENTFUL; HOWEVER, DURING THE LANDING AT NEW MILFORD, CT, THE AIRCRAFT'S PROPELLER STRUCK THE SURFACE OF THE RUNWAY & THE PLANE NOSED OVER. THE PLT STATED THAT HE APPLIED THE BRAKES TOO HARSHLY.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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