NTSB Identification: DEN84LA037.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22426.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 03, 1983 in ENGLEWOOD, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N16111
Injuries: 1 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 A SNOWBANK AND NOSED OVER DURING LANDING. THE PLT SAID THE ACFT WAS ROLLING OUT WHEN IT HIT SOME SLUSH ON THE RWY AND WAS PULLED INTO A SNOWBANK ON THE LEFT. THE NOSE GEAR FOLDED WHEN IT HIT THE 3 FT SNOWBANK AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE PLT SAID THE SPEED THEN WAS ABOUT 10 KTS. THE RWY IS 5148 FT LONG AND 75 WIDE.

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..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SLUSH COVERED

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