NTSB Identification: DEN86LA240.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31336.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 23, 1986 in GREELEY, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N2790D
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.

PLT WAS FERRYING ACFT FROM GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO TO TROY, MO. ACFT WAS OUT OF ANNUAL (3-84) AND A SPECIAL AIRWORTHINESS CERTIFICATE WAS ISSUED. PLT LIKEWISE HAD NOT FLOWN FOR 2 YEARS. PLT ACCOMPLISHED THE MANDATORY BIENNIAL FLIGHT REVIEW THE DAY BEFORE THE ACCIDENT AND REPORTED LOGGING 4 HRS FLT TIME IN THE 24 HRS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. PLT SAID HE MADE NORMAL APCH TO RWY 09 BUT DURING FLARE REALIZED HE WAS TOO HIGH. ACFT MADE HARD LANDING, BLOWING RIGHT MAIN TIRE. PLT ADDED POWER IN ATTEMPT TO GO AROUND BUT ACFT GROUND LOOPED.

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

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..BURST

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..RUNWAY


Contributing Factors

ALTITUDE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,ANNUAL INSPECTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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