NTSB Identification: DEN73FTE78
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7CGAA, registration: N11087

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1527  73/5/21    LONGMONT,COLO       CHAMPION 7CGAA      CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 24, 200
        TIME - 0820                    N11087              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 11 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LONGMONT MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          STOCKTON,KANS               LONGMONT,COLO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: GO-AROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    8000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     RIGHT CROSS WIND 068-112 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           70                                                      200
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           15                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- WIND GUSTING 20K.L WG TIP DRAGGED RWY.ACFT SETTLED ON R GR AFTER HITTING DITCH.

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