NTSB Identification: DEN88LA154.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36491.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 12, 1988 in CODY, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N6083A
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.

DURING LANDING ON A RANCH ROAD WHILE ON A BUSINESS FLIGHT THE PLT STRUCK A PILE OF GRAVEL PLACED ON THE ROAD TO FACILITATE ROAD REPAIRS. THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER AND CAUSED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE VERTICAL STABILIZER, HORIZONTAL STABILIZER, PROPELLER AND WING TIPS.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

SAFETY ADVISORY..NOT ISSUED..GROUND PERSONNEL

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