On July 7, 1993, at about 1445 eastern daylight time, a Piper J3, N70894 was substantially damaged following a collision with terrain during a landing attempt at Athens, Georgia. Neither the flight instructor, nor the private student were injured in the accident. The aircraft was being operated under 14 CFR Part 91 by Georgia Flight Academy of Athens, Georgia. Visual meteorological conditions existed at the time of the accident, and no flight plan had been filed for the local, instructional flight. The flight departed Athens at about 1400. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The flight instructor reported that during a wheel landing, the aircraft veered off to the right and nosed over. He stated that he thought that the student applied the aircraft brakes prior to lowering the tail wheel.