NTSB Identification: DEN88LA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35362.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 10, 1988 in LITTLETON, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 305A, registration: N5245G
Injuries: 1 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 COMMERCIAL PLT WAS LANDING FROM A BANNER TOWING FLIGHT. THE TURF RUNWAY WAS SNOW COVERED AND HAD SNOW RIDGES ALONG BOTH SIDES. THE RUNWAY WAS UPHILL FOR ABOUT ONE HALF OF ITS 2,200 FOOT LENGTH. WINDS WERE CALM, AND RUNWAY 09 WAS SELECTED. DURING ROLLOUT, THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED LEFT AND THE LEFT MAIN WHEEL CLIMBED THE SNOW RIDGE. THE RIGHT WING DIPPED AND STRUCK THE TERRAIN. THE AIRCRAFT CARTWHEELED TO THE LEFT AND DAMAGED THE OTHER WING AND CAME TO REST.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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