NTSB Identification: DEN87LA197.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34273.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 28, 1987 in ASPEN, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG, registration: N4709R
Injuries: 3 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 PLT SAID THAT BECAUSE OF THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IN THE LOCAL AREA HE WAS DISTRACTED FROM CONCENTRATING ON HIS FLYING. DURING HIS LANDING APPROACH, HE FAILED TO EXTEND THE LANDING GEAR AND LANDED THE AIRCRAFT WHEELS UP.

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..THUNDERSTORM

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