NTSB Identification: FTW86LRG14.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29887.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 27, 1986 in UVALDE, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N6798A
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH MESQUITE BRUSH DURING A LANDING ON A RANCH AIRSTRIP. THE PLT OVERCORRECTED AND THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN IN A CRAB TO THE RIGHT. THE PLT APPLIED THE BRAKES & THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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