On December 27, 2000, at 1645 hours Pacific standard time, a Piper PA-18-135, N9952Q, sustained substantial damage during a nose over while taxing on a dirt strip near El Capitan Reservoir, Ramona, California. The airplane was owned and operated under the provisions of CFR 14 Part 91 by the private pilot who was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the personal flight, which departed from Gillespie Field Airport, San Diego, California, at 1600. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot stated that following landing rollout, while taxing, the right main gear struck a large pothole and the airplane nosed over and came to rest inverted.