NTSB Identification: DEN02LA032.
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Accident occurred Sunday, April 21, 2002 in Cheyenne, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/20/2002
Aircraft: Boeing E75, registration: N68463
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
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The airplane was being ferriedcross-country. The weather was deteriorating so the pilot opted to land short of his intended destination. He was cleared to land on runway 26. The pilot said "with the snow on the sides of the runway I was unable to discern the runway alignment." During touchdown, the airplane bounced and veered to the right. He attempted to correct by using left rudder and brake. He said the "brakes were pressed to[o] hard," and the airplane nosed over, crushing the vertical stabilizer and engine cowling. The ribs in the top wing were substantially damaged.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: the pilot's excessive use of the brakes, which resulted in a nose over. Full narrative available
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