NTSB Identification: SEA02LA183.
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Accident occurred Saturday, September 28, 2002 in Gannett, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/08/2003
Aircraft: Piper/Cub Crafters PA-18, registration: N380CC
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 private pilot reported that he was landing in an open pasture near his home. He reported that he landed long in an effort to clear a series of power lines located on the approach path to the landing area. He reported that during the landing rollout, shortly before reaching the end of the intended landing area, he applied wheel brakes and the airplane nosed over onto its back. The pilot reported that he hadn't experienced any mechanical difficulties or malfunctions with the airplane that contributed to the accident.

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

The pilot's excessive braking during the landing rollout.

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