Accident Cessna 195B N2171C, Thursday 7 January 2010
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Date:Thursday 7 January 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic C195 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 195B
Registration: N2171C
MSN: 16156
Engine model:Jacobs R755B SERIES
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (KTRM), CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Placerville, CA (KPVF)
Destination airport:Palm Springs, CA (KTRM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The commercial pilot reported that he was landing the tailwheel-equipped airplane on a dry, hard-surfaced runway. He stated that during the landing rollout, as he was transitioning his feet from the bottom of the rudder pedals to the top, he applied too much brake pressure and the airplane nosed over. He further stated that he suffers from diabetic neuropathy and did not initially realize how much brake pressure he applied. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and the tail assembly. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane. The pilot does not possess a current Federal Aviation Administration medical certificate.
Probable Cause: The pilot's improper use of brakes during landing.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: WPR10CA101
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

9 May 1993 N2171C Kenneth Or Thelma Kinne 0 Placerville, CA sub


Revision history:

07-Jan-2010 15:18 slowkid Added
07-Jan-2010 15:26 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
08-Jan-2010 02:17 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
28-Jan-2016 19:06 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Nov-2017 12:31 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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