NTSB Identification: DEN82FTE25
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, September 04, 1982 in CONIFER, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/04/1983
Aircraft: DAVENPORT BD-2, registration: N5131
Injuries: 1 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 STATED THAT WHILE LANDING AT A RANCH STRIP THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED. ON THE SECOND BOUNCE THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR CROSSED A DITCH LOCATED ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, HIT A MOUND OF DIRT AND SEPARATED THE WHEEL. THE AIRCRAFT THEN NOSED OVER COMING TO REST INVERTED. TOTAL LENGTH OF THE RUNWAY WAS 1400 FEET.

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

LEVEL OFF..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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