NTSB Identification: DEN76AD057
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R, registration: N3784T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2443   76/7/9    AURORA,CO           PIPER PA-28R        CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 37, 575
        TIME - 1825                    N3784T              PX-  1  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 571 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - STAPLETON INTL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          AURORA,CO                   LUBBOCK,TX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - WIND SHEAR
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    9000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                      NONE, THUNDERSTORM
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      87
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- WIND SPEED INCREASED SUDDENLY FROM 10 TO 36 KTS AT TIME OF ACCIDENT. CABIN DOOR OPENED AFTER TKOF.

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