NTSB Identification: DEN89FA083A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39054.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 08, 1989 in WATKINS, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/11/1990
Aircraft: CRAVEN'S QUICKIE Q2, registration: N3278C
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

N3278C, A WESTBOUND QUICKIE Q2, AND N7392G, A NORTHBOUND CESSNA 172K, COLLIDED IN MIDAIR AT RELATIVELY LOW ALT. VMC PREVAILED. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE THAT EITHER PLT TOOK EVASIVE ACTION PRIOR TO THE COLLISION.

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

FAILURE OF BOTH PILOT'S TO MAINTAIN VISUAL LOOKOUT.

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