NTSB Identification: SEA83LA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20794.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 24, 1983 in TOUCHET, WA
Aircraft: PIPER PA18-150, registration: N8576C
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 ACFT NOSED OVER DURING LANDING AND CAME TO REST INVERTED IN AN OFF AIRPORT LANDING. THE PILOT WAS SURVEYING SOME LAND TO BE SPRAYED TO ESTIMATE THE COST. HE LANDED ON THE FIELD WHICH WAS VERY SOFT AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE PILOT WAS NOT INJURED.

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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