NTSB Identification: DEN90LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41742.
Accident occurred Friday, June 29, 1990 in BROOMFIELD, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/15/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA24-250, registration: N6391P
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PILOT, WITH HIS PASSENGER/SON, WAS IN THE LANDING PATTERN AT JEFFERSON COUNTY AIRPORT, BROOMFIELD, COLORADO. HE SAID THAT HE WAS DISTRACTED BY ANOTHER AIRCRAFT IN THE LANDING PATTERN AND FORGOT TO LOWER THE LANDING GEAR. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED WITH THE GEAR UP.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO EXTEND THE LANDING GEAR FOR LANDING. CONTRIBUTING FACTORS WERE THE PILOT DIVERTING HIS ATTENTION FROM THE TASK AT HAND AND FAILURE TO USE A CHECKLIST.
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