NTSB Identification: DEN86LA220.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32337.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 05, 1986 in CENTER, CO
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N5324
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 REPORTED THAT HE WAS LANDING ON A 50 FT WIDE DIRT STRIP AND ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DRIFT TO THE LEFT DURING THE LANDING ROLL. THE LEFT WING COLLIDED WITH WHEAT GROWING ALONG THE LEFT SIDE OF THE STRIP AND THE ACFT SWERVED FURTHER TO THE LEFT. DURING THE SWERVE, THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR FAILED & THE WINGS WERE DAMAGED.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP


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