On March 6, 2001, at 1745 mountain standard time, a Piper J3C-65, N42523, sustained substantial damage when it exited the side of the runway during landing roll at Morgan County Airport, Morgan, Utah. The non-instrument rated private pilot and his passenger were not injured. The flight was a local personal flight being operated under Title 14 CFR Part 91 and no flight plan was filed. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the pilot, during landing roll, the left main landing gear wheel made contact with a 3 foot snow bank on the left edge of the runway. Subsequently, the aircraft nosed over.
The pilot did not identify the runway he was using. The runways available were 3/21 which are 3,800 feet long and 50 feet wide. They are surfaced with asphalt.
Winds at the time of the accident were reported by the pilot to be light and variable.