NTSB Identification: CHI02LA032.
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Accident occurred Monday, November 05, 2001 in Decatur, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/15/2003
Aircraft: Piper PA-15, registration: N4576H
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The flight instructor stated that during the landing rollout he applied brake pressure and, "...the brakes grabbed and caused the aircraft to go over on its nose immediately, stopping immediately, with the nose of the aircraft resting on the ground, tail in the air."

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

The excessive braking performed by the flight instructor.

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