NTSB Identification: DEN83LA024
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, November 22, 1982 in ERIE, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/22/1983
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA, registration: N9611S
Injuries: 2 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 REPORTED THAT HE MADE A WHEEL LANDING ON RUNWAY 33 WITH THE WIND VARIABLE FROM 360 DEG AT 15 GUSTING 25 KNOTS. AS THE TAILWHEEL WAS LOWERED, THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT. HE CORRECTED BACK TO THE LEFT AND INITIATED A GO-AROUND, BUT THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK BARRELS BESIDE THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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