NTSB Identification: DEN90LA036.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39540.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 28, 1989 in BROOMFIELD, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/02/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N75702
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.

THE PILOT RPRTD THAT DURING A LANDING THE ACFT BEGAN TO VEER TO THE RIGHT. SHE SAID SHE APPLIED OPPOSITE RUDDER, BUT THE ACFT WENT OFF THE RWY, HIT A SNOWBANK & NOSED OVER. NO PREACCIDENT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND.

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

FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, WHICH RESULTED IN AN INADVERTENT GROUND SWERVE. THE SNOWBANK WAS A RELATED FACTOR.

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