NTSB Identification: CEN10CA578
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 29, 2010 in Oconomowoc, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/16/2011
Aircraft: CESSNA 172B, registration: N7560X
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 purchased the float-equipped airplane on the day of the accident. During landing on the turf runway, one of the airplane's floats dug into the terrain and the airplane nosed over. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical problems with the airplane. Examination of the airplane revealed that the vertical stabilizer and rudder were bent.

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

The pilot's selection of unsuitable terrain for landing the float-equipped airplane on a turf runway.

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