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N2441P accident description

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Crash location 40.000000°N, 123.000000°W
Reported location is a long distance from the NTSB's reported nearest city. This often means that the location has a typo, or is incorrect.
Nearest city St. Paul, OR
45.210304°N, 122.974798°W
360.0 miles away
Tail number N2441P
Accident date 31 Jul 2008
Aircraft type Piper PA-22
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot stated that he was landing on a gravel bar. He made one full stop landing, and took off for a second landing. The winds were light, and he attempted a shorter landing. The wheels contacted the 1-foot-deep water about 30 feet before reaching the landing zone. The airplane pitched forward; he applied full back stick pressure and added power. The airplane nosed in, resulting in substantial damage to the wing and fuselage. The National Transportation Safety Board was notified of the accident on August 25, 2008.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's misjudged altitude, speed, and subsequent failure to attain the proper touchdown point while landing.

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