NTSB Identification: MIA94LA130.
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Accident occurred Saturday, April 30, 1994 in ENGLEWOOD, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/05/1995
Aircraft: AIR CREATION GTX TRIKE, registration: NONE
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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THE UNLICENSED PILOT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS ON A DESERTED ROAD IN THE UNLICENSED AIRPLANE. HE STATED THAT ' THE WING FOLDED IN ON ME ' AND THE AIRPLANE CRASHED. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRPLANE REVEALED THAT THE WING AND WING ATTACHMENT STRUCTURE WAS INTACT. THE AIRPLANE FUSELAGE APPEARED TO BE DEFORMED CONSISTENT WITH A NOSE LOW, VERTICAL IMPACT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

WAS THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED RESULTING IN AN INADVERTENT STALL AT AN ALTITUDE INSUFFICIENT FOR RECOVERY.

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