NTSB Identification: DEN88LA150.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36159.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 09, 1988 in ERIE, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T, registration: N135E
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.

DURING LANDING FROM A X-COUNTRY FLT THE PLT LANDED LONG AND FAST TO HELP FACILITATE TRAFFIC FLOW AND WENT OFF THE END OF THE RWY. THE ACFT ENTERED ROUGH TERRAIN AND FLIPPED OVER INTO A CREEK. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS ABOVE 8,500 FEET.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TOUCHDOWN..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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