NTSB Identification: DEN74DTE50
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N21053

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3882  73/12/21   FT.LUPTON,COLO      CESSNA 182          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 38, 67 TOTAL
        TIME - 1100                    N21053              PX-  0  0  3  BUSINESS                  HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FLYING D RANCH
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAMAR,COLO                  FT.LUPTON,COLO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - OTHER
        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                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT CROSS WIND 248-292 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          270                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- RECEIVED WINDS BY UNICOM AT FLYING D.DITCH AT SIDE OF RWY.GUSTING TO 15K.

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