NTSB Identification: DEN84FTK01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22172.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 29, 1983 in RAPID CITY, SD
Aircraft: BAKING DUCE, registration: N6769
Injuries: 2 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.

THE ACFT RAN OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY DURING LANDING AND THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. WHEN THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO BRING THE ACFT BACK ONTO THE RWY THE GEAR HIT THE EDGE OF THE RWY. THERE WAS A 7 TO 10 KT CROSSWIND ON RWY 14 AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. THE ACFT HAD JUST BEEN PURCHASED AND THE PLT FLYING HAD 140 HOURS TOTAL FLYING TIME WITH ONLY 3 HOURS IN ACFT WITH CONVENTIONAL LANDING GEAR.

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:

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

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

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


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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