NTSB Identification: DEN87LA082.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33333.
Accident occurred Friday, April 03, 1987 in ROCK ROVER, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCBC, registration: N1653G
Injuries: 1 Serious.
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 PLT WAS USING A PASTURE FOR TAKEOFF. THE WINDS WERE CALM AND THE TAKEOFF RUN WAS SLIGHTLY UPHILL. THERE WAS A LOW SPOT IN THE PASTURE WHICH WAS SOFT FROM MELTING SNOW. THE ACFT DID NOT REACH TAKEOFF SPEED BEFORE REACHING THE END OF THE PASTURE. DURING THE OVERRUN, THE ACFT CONTACTED A ROCK AND FLIPPED OVER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ABORT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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