NTSB Identification: DEN82DA041
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 10, 1982 in THERMOPOLIS, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1983
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC, registration: N88247
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

DURING A LANDING IN A HAY MEADOW THE PILOT TOUCHED DOWN LONG, DUE TO A TAILWIND, AND TURNED UPHILL TO AVOID HITTING A FENCE AND DITCH. THE AIRCRAFT GROUND LOOPED BREAKING THE RIGHT WHEEL STRUT.

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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