NTSB Identification: DEN84LA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24516.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 07, 1984 in PLATTEVILLE, CO
Aircraft: WEATHERLY 201B, registration: N1275W
Injuries: 1 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 AG PLT WAS RETURNING FOR HIS 3RD LOAD. HE SAID THAT AFTER A WHEEL LANDING, HE PULLED BACK ON THE STICK TO LOWER THE TAILWHEEL & THE ACFT BALLOONED BACK INTO THE AIR. THE PLT SAID THAT HE APPLIED POWER TO GO AROUND, BUT THE ACFT SETTLED & HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE ACFT THEN VEERED OFF THE SIDE OF THE AIRSTRIP & NOSED OVER IN SOFT, SANDY TERRAIN.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN KIND OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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