NTSB Identification: DEN88LA020.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34773.
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 03, 1987 in MONTE VISTA, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-105, registration: N5483H
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 ATTEMPTED TO TAKE OFF ON A FROST-COVERED, PVT AIRSTRIP. WITNESSES OBSERVED THE AIRCRAFT BECOME AIRBORNE BEFORE IT SETTLED BACK DOWN TO THE GROUND. CONTROL OF THE ACFT WAS LOST AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND
AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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