Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Piper PA-18-150, N62744: Incident occurred November 06, 2016 in Birchwood, Alaska

http://registry.faa.gov/N62744

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Anchorage FSDO-03

AIRCRAFT ON TAKEOFF THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED, BIRCHWOOD, ALASKA

Date: 06-NOV-16
Time: 23:30:00Z
Regis#: N62744
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA18
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Unknown
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
City: BIRCHWOOD
State: Alaska

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

ummm ... does a Super Cub have nose gear? I thought these were tail draggers.

Anonymous said...

Pictures show it on floats in water, I'm assuming it is amphibious and one of the little front wheels collapsed. Has to be the first time a Super Cub had a "nose" wheel collapse.