NTSB Identification: CHI95LA306.
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Accident occurred Monday, September 04, 1995 in BADGER, SD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/06/1996
Aircraft: PIPER PA-11, registration: N70613
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE WAS OUT CHECKING CROPS ON PRIVATE LAND. HE REPORTED THAT HE MADE A RIGHT TURN TOO STEEP AND STALLED THE AIRPLANE. HE DID NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT ALTITUDE TO RECOVER.

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

the pilot's failure to maintain adequate airspeed while making a steep right turn. A contributing factor was the insufficient altitude needed to make a recovery.

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