NTSB Identification: DEN89LA048.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37425.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 24, 1988 in LAMAR, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA TR182, registration: N757MU
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 WAS MAKING A VFR APPROACH FOR LANDING. THE LANDING GEAR WAS LOWERED AND FULL FLAPS WERE DEPLOYED. THE PILOT SAID HE ALLOWED THE AIRSPEED TO GET TOO LOW AND THE AIRCRAFT STALLED. THE NOSE AND LEFT WING DROPPED AND THE PILOT ADDED FULL POWER. THE NOSE ROSE SLIGHTLY BEFORE THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND. THE PILOT COULD NOT RECALL HIS APPROACH SPEED. ADDITIONALLY, HE COULD NOT GIVE THE AIRCRAFT'S WINGS-LEVEL, FULL-FLAP STALL SPEED.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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