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FAA INCIDENT DATA SYSTEM REPORT


General Information

Data Source:                   FAA INCIDENT DATA SYSTEM
   Report Number:                 19961030044409G
   Local Date:                    10/30/1996
   Local Time:                    14:05
   City:                          GRAND FORKS                        
   State:                         ND
   Airport Name:                  GRAND FORKS INTL                          
   Airport Id:                    GFK
   Event Type:                    INCIDENT - GENERAL AVIATION
   Mid Air Collision:             NOT A MIDAIR

Aircraft Information

Aircraft Damage:               MINOR
   Phase of Flight:               GROUND TAXI, OTHER AIRPLANE
   Aircraft Make/Model:           PIPER PA-18-150                
   Airframe Hours:                2126
   Operator Code:                 OG5S
   Operator:                                                              
   Owner Name:                    UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA    

Narrative

NARRATIVE: AIRMAN, A CFI, WAS CONDUCTING AN INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT DURING 
   A PERIOD OF VERY STRONG AND GUSTY WIND. AFTER AIRCRAFT LANDED, AIRMAN 
   ATTEMPTED TO TURN OFF THE RUNWAY AT TAXIWAY INTERSECTION AND AIRCRAFT 
   TIPPED UP ON ONE MAIN GEAR CAUSING PROP TO STRIKE RUNWAY SURFACE. 609 
   RIDE COMPLETED SATISFACTORILY. 

Detail

Primary Flight Type:           INSTRUCTION
   Secondary Flight Type:         TRAINING
   Type of Operation:             GENERAL OPERATING RULES
   Registration Number:           66ND 
   Total Aboard:                  2
   Fatalities:                    0
   Injuries:                      0

   Landing Gear:                  
   Aircraft Weight Class:         UNDER 12501 LBS
   Engine Make:                   LYC   
   Engine Model:                  O320A2B      
   Engine Group:                  O320  
   Number of Engines:             1
   Engine Type:                   PISTON- OPPOSED

Environmental/Operations Information

Primary Flight Conditions:     VISUAL FLIGHT RULES
   Secondary Flight Conditions:   WIND
   Wind Direction (deg):            
   Wind Speed (mph):                
   Visibility (mi):               
   Visibility Restrictions:       
   Light Condition:               DAY
   Flight Plan Filed:             NONE
   Approach Type:                 

Pilot-in-Command

Pilot Certificates:            COMMERCIAL PILOT
   Pilot Rating:                  AIRPLANE SINGLE ENGINE LAND
   Pilot Qualification:           QUALIFIED

   Flight Time (Hours)

   Total Hours:                   2370
   Total in Make/Model:           94
   Total Last 90 Days:            37
   Total Last 90 Days Make/Model: