Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
Dillon Airport

Dillon, Montana 59725
Monday, June 25, 1984 20:15 MDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
THE PLT REPORTED THAT A NATURE MOVIE WAS BEING MADE & HE WAS MAKING A SHORT FIELD LANDING FOR A FILM SEQUENCE. ON THE 3RD APCH, HE MADE A SHORTER BASE LEG THAN NORMAL, THEN ON FINAL APCH, THE ACFT STALLED & 'SLID IN'. THE LEFT MAINCOLLAPSED AND THE LEFT WING WAS DAMAGED WHEN THE ACFT CONTACTED THE GROUND. THE DENSITY ALT WAS ABOUT 6200 FT.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date6/25/1984 
Event Day of the WeekMonday 
Time of Event2015 
Event Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time 
Event CityDILLON  
Event StateMONTANA 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site59725  
Event Date Year1984 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportDILLON  
Event Location Nearest Airport IDDLN  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOn Airport 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation5238 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourcePilot 
Time of the weather observation0  
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility ID  
Elevation of weather observation facility
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observation  
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsClear 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingNone 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles) 60 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)24 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)-- 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)
Wind Velocity Indicator Calm 
Wind Gust IndicatorNot Gusting 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) -- 
Density Altitude (feet)6200 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryNone 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All-- 
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)1182 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification Date-- 
NTSB Notification Time
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information25047 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 9:15AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN88399 
NTSB NumberDEN84LA195  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedUnknown 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageSubstantial 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameBELLANCA  
Aircraft Model7GCBC  
Aircraft Series Identifier7GCBC  
Aircraft Serial Number777-75  
Certified Max Gross Weight1650 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last InspectionSep 16 1983 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection-- 
Airframe Hours850 
ELT InstalledUnknown 
ELT ActivatedUnknown 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameA & M PARTNERSHIP  
Aircraft Owner Street Address856 COFFEEN AVENUE  
Aircraft Owner CitySHERIDAN  
Aircraft Owner StateWY 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name  
Operator Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Street Address  
Operator City  
Operator State  
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Business 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventYes 
Departure Airport Code  
Departure City  
Departure State  
Departure Country  
Departure Time2000 
Departure Time ZoneMDT 
Destination Same as Local Fltcrash at destination city 
Destination Airport Code  
Destination City  
Destination State  
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightDescent 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:36AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location34  
Runway Length4000 
Runway Width75 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--