NTSB Identification: NYC84LA160.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25028.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 06, 1984 in NEWBURYPORT, MA
Aircraft: STINSON 108-3, registration: N6499M
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 LANDING ON RWY 28, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A GUST OF WIND. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE WIND CAUGHT THE TAIL OF THE ACFT & CAUSED IT TO DRIFT. HE STATED THAT HE CONTINUED THE LANDING, BUT APPLIED THE BRAKES TOO FAST & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. HE REPORTED THE WIND WAS GUSTING TO 15 KTS.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND
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