NTSB Identification: DEN87LA208.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34635.
Accident occurred Monday, August 03, 1987 in BROOMFIELD, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/29/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N9913V
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.

PLT WAS CONDUCTING TEST FLT FOLLOWING MAINT ON TAILWHEEL DUE TO SHIMMY. ON FINAL LANDING ACFT CONTROL WAS LOST AT APX 20 KTS DUE TO TAILWHEEL JAM. ACFT DEPARTED SIDE OF RWY AND LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO AIRFRAME. TAILWHEEL JAM WAS DUE TO IMPROPER MAINT. WRONG MAINTENANCE MANUAL USED WHEN REPAIRS WERE MADE.

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

LANDING GEAR,TAILWHEEL..JAMMED

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE

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

MAINTENANCE,ADJUSTMENT..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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