NTSB Identification: DEN86LA168.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30948.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 21, 1986 in BOSLER, WY
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N79221
Injuries: 2 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE ACFT HAD JUST BECOME AIRBORNE WHEN IT ENCOUNTERED A GUST OF WIND WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY CROSSING A GULLY, LOST LIFT & DESCENDED UNTIL GROUND CONTACT. THE PLT ALSO INDICATED THERE WAS A 'DENSITY ALTITUDE PROBLEM.' THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS CALCULATED TO BE ABOUT 9,100 FT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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