NTSB Identification: DEN01LA062.
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Accident occurred Saturday, March 03, 2001 in Durango, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/2003
Aircraft: Piper PA-34-220T, registration: N8356X
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

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When the airplane touched down, it veered off the side of the runway and into a ditch. The pilot said a tire blew out, causing him to lose control.

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

the pilot's failure to maintain directional control. A contributing factor was the blown tire.

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