Aircraft: Piper Super Cub. Injuries: None. Location: Dyersburg, Tenn. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot was practicing takeoffs and landings.
During the second landing, the airplane bounced. The pilot’s foot slipped off the right rudder pedal, landing on the right heel brake. The airplane nosed over and came to rest on its back.
Probable cause: The pilot’s inadvertent braking during the landing roll.
NTSB Identification: ERA12CA047
This October 2011 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.