NTSB Identification: DEN89LA087.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38486.
Accident occurred Monday, March 13, 1989 in BROOMFIELD, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/31/1991
Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G, registration: N735VE
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

WHILE ON TAKEOFF ROLL IN GUSTY CROSS WIND CONDITIONS THE PLT FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT AND DEPARTED THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE PLT FAILED TO REDUCE PWR AND THE ACFT PROCEEDED ACROSS A GRASS AREA BETWEEN THE RNWY AND TAXIWAY, BECOMING AIRBORNE WHEN THE LANDING GEAR STRUCK THE TAXIWAY LIP. THE ACFT STRUCK A CHAIN LINK FENCE AFTER BECOMING AIRBORNE AND FLIPPED INVERTED INTO A LAKE BORDERING THE ARPT. BOTH THE PLT AND PAX EXITED THE ACFT THROUGH WINDOWS AND SWAM TO SHORE.

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

PILOT'S FAILURE TO PROPERLY CONTROL THE AIRCRAFT WHILE CONDUCTING A CROSSWIND TAKEOFF.

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