NTSB Identification: MIA07CA093.
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Accident occurred Sunday, May 06, 2007 in Richmond, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/27/2007
Aircraft: Piper J5A, registration: N33180
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 airplane was landed uneventfully and while taxiing off the runway with a tailwind and incorrect elevator control input (up elevator), the airplane nosed over.

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

The improper positioning of the elevator flight control surface by the pilot-in-command while taxiing with a tailwind, resulting in the airplane nosing over.

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