NTSB Identification: CHI07CA122.
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Accident occurred Thursday, April 26, 2007 in Winner, SD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/27/2007
Aircraft: Cessna 140, registration: N72953
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 substantially damaged when it nosed over after landing on the 2900-foot-long by 150-foot-wide turf runway. The pilot stated the condition of the turf runway as being mowed and slightly damp. He stated that another aircraft was coming in to the airport, and thought that he should stop before getting to the intersecting runway. When he landed, he said he tapped the brakes on accident and the airplane nosed ove

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

The pilot's excessive use of braking during the landing roll, causing the aircraft to nose over.

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