NTSB Identification: DEN88LA032.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34776.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 28, 1987 in TELLURIDE, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N6547A
Injuries: 4 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.

DURING A DOWNWIND LANDING, THE PLT EXPERIENCED DIFFICULTY IN CONTROLLING HIS ACFT. APPROXIMATELY 2,500 FEET FROM THE WEST END OF THE RWY THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED INTO SOME ROCKS AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. THE PLT STATED THAT HE WAS LANDING DOWNWIND AND DOWNHILL FOR A NOISE ABATEMENT PROGRAM BUT DID NOT BELIEVE THAT HE WOULD EVER DO IT AGAIN.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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