NTSB Identification: SEA06CA123.
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Accident occurred Saturday, June 17, 2006 in Murtaugh, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/2006
Aircraft: Schweizer G-164B, registration: N3632T
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The pilot reported that he touched down in the agricultural airplane approximately one quarter of the way down the airstrip. He stated that "everything was normal and in a matter of a split second, the aircraft was upside down." He further stated that he felt "applying too much braking and the fact that [the airplane] has a high center of gravity may have contributed to the accident."
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's excessive brake application during the landing roll, which resulted in a nose over. Full narrative available
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