On February 9, 1996, about 1130 eastern standard time, a Piper J-3, N6666H, registered to Browns Seaplane Base Inc., crashed while landing at the Winter Haven Municipal Airport, Winter Haven, Florida, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 instructional flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The commercial-rated pilot was not injured and the airplane was substantially damaged. The flight originated from Winter Haven, the same day, about 1100. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot stated that he planned to make a wheel landing. The aircraft touched down at a slow airspeed and he initiated a go-around. The aircraft's right wing dipped and contacted the ground. The aircraft turned to the right, 270 degrees from runway heading, and came to rest off the right side of the runway.