NTSB Identification: DEN85LA156.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27542.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 15, 1985 in ENGLEWOOD, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N3475D
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.

ON JUNE 15, 1985, A CESSNA 170B GROUND LOOPED DURING A TOUCH AND GO LANDING AT CONTENNIAL ARPT, ENGLEWOOD, CO. THE PLT SAID A GUST OF WING CAUGHT HIM BY SURPRISE. THE ACFT DEPARTED THE RUNWAY AND FLIPPED OVER ON ITS BACK. THE PLT WAS NOT INJURED.

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:

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



Contributing Factors

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

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