NTSB Identification: DEN01LA068.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, March 06, 2001 in MORGAN, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/23/2001
Aircraft: Piper J3C-65, registration: N42523
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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During landing roll, following the completion of a local area personal flight, the left main landing gear wheel contacted a 3 foot high snow bank on the runway edge and the aircraft nosed over. The winds were light and variable and the runway was 50 feet in width.

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

the pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing roll which resulted in a collision with a snow bank on the edge of the runway.

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