Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary ERA21LA370

Walnut Cove, NC, USA

Aircraft #1


PIPER PA-22-150


The pilot reported that after touch down, the airplane overran the runway, passed thru the airport boundary fence, nosed over, and came to rest inverted, which resulted in substantial damage to the left wing lift strut. A post-accident examination revealed no mechanical malfunctions or anomalies that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilot’s failure to attain the proper touchdown point which resulted in a runway overrun, collision with an airport boundary fence, and a nose over event.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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