NTSB Identification: DEN82DA131
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 07, 1982 in STEAMBOAT SPRIN, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/07/1983
Aircraft: ENSTROM 280C, registration: N5693R
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE PILOT STATED THAT DURING LIFT-OFF HE WAS DISTRACTED BY PERSONS ON THE GROUND WAVING THEIR ARMS. THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED TO THE LEFT AND CONTACTED A TREE AFTER WHICH THE PILOT LANDED THE AIRCRAFT AND IT ROLLED OVER.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

ROTOR SYSTEM..OVERLOAD

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