NTSB Identification: DEN87LA184.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34636.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 16, 1987 in DEVILS LAKE, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/29/1988
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA, registration: N11024
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 PVT PLT, AN A&P MECHANIC, WAS COMMUTING HOME FROM THE LOCAL AIRPORT IN HIS AIRCRAFT. UPON LANDING, THE MAIN GEAR SANK INTO SOFT SOIL AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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