NTSB Identification: DEN76DTM09
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E, registration: N1797K

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3236   75/10/4 NR.HANKSVILLE,UT      LUSCOMBE 8E         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 50, 1840
        TIME - 1530                    N1797K              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 66 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HITE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MOAB,UT                     BOULDER CITY,NV             HANKSVILLE,UT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE,SPEED,AND ALTITUDE
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      70
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           75                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- DA 5500FT.ENCOUNTERED DOWNDRAFT OVR HI BLUFF AT APCH END OF STRIP.TAILWHEEL HIT RWY LIP.

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