NTSB Identification: DEN86LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30215.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 29, 1985 in BROOMFIELD, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N96321
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 ACFT DRIFTED OFF THE RUNWAY DURING THE FLARE/TOUCHDOWN PHASE OF LDG DUE TO PLT FAILURE TO CORRECT FOR A 20 KT XWIND CONDITION. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A GO-AROUND AT A LOW A/S AND WITH LDG FLAPS (25 DEGREES) EXTENDED, RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND COLLISION WITH A WATER TWR, FOLLOWED BY GRND IMPACT AND NOSE OVER.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IMPROPER USE OF PROCEDURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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