NTSB Identification: DEN87LA034.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32979.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 25, 1986 in OVID, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: BELLANCA 8GCBC, registration: N1068E
Injuries: 2 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 SAW SMOKE FROM ENGINE COMPARTMENT ON CLIMB TO CRUISE. HE MADE A FORCED LANDING AFTER CIRLING THE FIELD. DURING LANDING ROLL, THE PLT APPLIED EXCESSIVE BRAKING AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THERE WAS A POST ACCIDENT FIRE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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