NTSB Identification: DEN86LA233.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32558.
Accident occurred Monday, August 18, 1986 in BROOMFIELD, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 177B, registration: N34043
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.

THE PLT SAID THAT HE WAS ON A HIGH FINAL APPROACH FOR LANDING AND JUST PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT WAS HIT BY A STRONG GUST OF WIND. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE PLT LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT AND IT WENT OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE ACFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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