NTSB Identification: DEN83LA020
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, November 15, 1982 in FORT COLLINS, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/15/1983
Aircraft: PIPER 28-140, registration: N6385R
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT FAILED TO ENRICH MIXTURE DURING DESCENT FROM 10,000 FEET. POWER WAS LOST DURING THE APPROACH AND A FORCED LANDING MADE IN A PASTURE. DURING THE LANDING THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE AND GROUND-LOOPED COLLAPSING THE LANDING GEAR.

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

MIXTURE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR..OVERLOAD

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