NTSB Identification: ANC09LA002
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, October 02, 2008 in Anchorage, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/15/2009
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N788
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.

The commercial-certificated pilot, seated in the rear seat of a tundra-tire-equipped airplane, was landing on a gravel bar. During the landing roll, the pilot applied excessive braking and the airplane nosed over.

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

The pilot's excessive application of the brakes during the landing roll, which resulted in the airplane nosing over.

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