NTSB Identification: DEN87LA211.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34446.
Accident occurred Friday, August 07, 1987 in ENGLEWOOD, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN AT-6A, registration: N90629
Injuries: 2 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 DOES NOT POSSESS A SINGLE ENGINE AIRPLANE RATING. THE PLT HAD A TOTAL OF 18 HOURS IN THE AT-6A. PILOT WAS DEPARTING ON A PLEASURE FLT. WITNESSES STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT APPEARED TO ROTATE PREMATURELY, CLIMBING AT A SLOW AIRSPEED AND A HIGH ANGLE OF ATTACK. THE AIRCRAFT SETTLED BACK TO THE RUNWAY AND BOUNCED. THE AIRCRAFT BECAME AIRBORNE AND LANDED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF RUNWAY 17L.

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

ROTATION..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


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