NTSB Identification: CEN13LA011
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, October 11, 2012 in Roanoke, TX
Aircraft: MEYERS LITTLE TOOT, registration: N848Z
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
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On October 11, 2012, about 1800 central daylight time, a Meyers Little Toot, N848Z, was substantially damaged when it nosed over during a forced landing to a field at Northwest Regional Airport (52F), Roanoke, Texas. The private pilot was not injured. The aircraft was registered to, and operated by a private individual under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated without a flight plan. The flight was originating at the time of the accident.
According to the pilot, the aircraft lost power shortly after takeoff. During the forced landing the airplane departed the remaining runway, traveled through a frangible fence, struck a barbed-wire fence, and nosed over. The substantial damage consisted of damage to the upper wing forward spar and I Struts, the vertical stabilizer, and rudder.
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