NTSB Identification: DEN86LA203.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31140.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 20, 1986 in SUNDANCE, WY
Aircraft: ROTEC PANTHER II PLUS, registration: N990RE
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.

THE PLT SAID THAT ON THE FIRST FLIGHT OF N990RE, THE VEHICLE REVEALED SOME UNDESIRABLE FLT CONTROL CHARACTERISTICS. HE SAID THAT AFTER LANDING HE INSTALLED BOTH DOORS AND THEN ATTEMPTED ANOTHER TAKE OFF. IT WAS SHORTLY AFTER TAKE OFF THAT THE PLT LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND. THE VEHICLE WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED HOWEVER, THE PILOT WAS UNINJURED.

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

ALTITUDE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD

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