NTSB Identification: FTW83LA056
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, December 12, 1982 in NEW ORLEANS, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/12/1983
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N1026K
Injuries: 2 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.

PILOT USED BRAKES TO ATTEMPT TO STRAIGHTEN AIRCRAFT VEERING IN CROSSWIND AND AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

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

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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