On November 7, 2004, about 1430 eastern standard time, a Champion 7GCBC, N1826G, registered to and operated by a private individual, nosed over while taxiing from landing at Pierson Municipal Airport, Pierson, Florida. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the 14 CFR Part 91 aerial tow flight. The airplane was substantially damaged and the commercial-rated pilot, the sole occupant, was not injured. The flight originated about 10 minutes earlier from Pierson Municipal Airport. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot stated that after landing while taxiing towards the tie down area, the airplane encountered uneven terrain causing the propeller to contact the ground which in turn caused the airplane to nose over. He further stated there was no mechanical malfunction or failure.