NTSB Identification: DEN82FTC02
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, March 14, 1982 in CHEYENNE, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/14/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 210M, registration: N9WF
Injuries: 2 Minor,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 PILOT INITIATED HIS TAKEOFF ON RUNWAY 12 FROM AN INTERSECTION WITH RUNWAY 16. FROM THIS INTERSECTION, THERE WAS 2175 FT OR RUNWAY REMAINING. DURING THE TAKEOFF, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE ROOF OF A GARAGE ABOUT 360 FT FROM THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT THEN STRUCK A POWER POLE, POWER LINES, TELEPHONE LINES, A HOUSE TOP AND A PICKUP TRUCK. AN EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT AND ACCIDENT SITE REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT, MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE. THE PILOT HAD NOT CALCULATED HIS TAKEOFF ROLL BEFORE STARTING HIS DEPARTURE AND HAD NOT USED A SHORT FIELD TAKEOFF PROCEDURE. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS ABOUT 6700 FT. FOR THE ALTITUDE AND WEATHER CONDITIONS, AN ESTIMATE GROUND ROLL TO CLEAR A 10 FT OBSTACLE WAS ABOUT 2241 FT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)

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