NTSB Identification: DEN84FTE04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25658.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 18, 1984 in BOULDER, CO
Aircraft: HOMEBUILT KR 2, registration: N45757
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT INSTALLED A DIFFERENT PROPELLER ON ACFT TO INCREASE RPM AND THRUST. AFTER TAKEOFF PLT WAS UNABLE TO GAIN SUFFICIENT ALT TO CLR TREES ON BASE LEG. PRECAUTIONARY LANDING WAS MADE ON A HIGHWAY. PLT APPLIED RIGHT BRAKE DURING LANDING ROLL AND ACFT TRAVELED TO THE RIGHT DOWN AN 8 FOOT EMBANKMENT AND THROUGH A BARBED WIRE FENCE.

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES..IMPROPER

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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



Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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