NTSB Identification: DEN84LA133.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24273.
Accident occurred Monday, April 23, 1984 in BOULDER, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N714ED
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.

DURING FINAL APPROACH THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A DOWNDRAFT & IMPACTED THE GROUND ABOUT 50 FT SHORT OF THE RWY. THE POSSIBILITY OF DOWNDRAFTS AT THE APPROACH END OF RWY 26 WAS WELL KNOWN TO LOCAL PLTS INCLUDING THE INSTRUCTOR PLT (CFI).THE CFI REPORTED THE WIND WAS FROM 250 DEG AT 15 GUSTING 20 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT

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