NTSB Identification: DEN84LA297.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25732.
Accident occurred Friday, September 21, 1984 in DEMING, NM
Aircraft: Windecker Research EAGEL AC7, registration: N4198G
Injuries: 3 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.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE RWY GEAR UP AFTER TAKEOFF. THE PLT SAID HE ENCOUNTERED A MICROBURST WHICH FORCED THE ACFT TO THE RWY. THERE WERE REPORTED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AREA. THE PLT ALSO SAID HE IS GOING TO ALTER HIS TAKEOFF PROCEDURESTO RAISING THE LANDING GEAR ONLY AFTER CLEARING THE END OF THE RYW. HE FELT THAT HAVING THE GEAR DOWN WOULD HAVE PREVENTED THE ACCIDENT.

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

GEAR RETRACTION..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLIMB..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE(THUNDERSTORMS)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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