NTSB Identification: DEN87LA078.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33837.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 01, 1987 in ENGLEWOOD, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/19/1989
Aircraft: Ercoupe (Eng & Research Corp.) 415C, registration: N114PA
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 STUDENT PLT SAID THE ACFT BALLOONED DURING THE FLARE AND HE APPLIED FORWARD STICK. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN NOSE WHEEL FIRST AND THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. THE ACFT THEN SETTLED HARD ON MAIN GEAR RESULTING IN ADDITIONAL DAMAGE.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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