NTSB Identification: FTW93FA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 50154.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 21, 1993 in DUBLIN, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/03/1993
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA, registration: N11052
Injuries: 2 Fatal.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
WITNESSES OBSERVED A NORMAL START, WARM UP, TAXI, RUN UP AND TAKEOFF. THE WITNESSES THEN OBSERVED THE AIRPLANE CLIMB TO AN ALTITUDE OF BETWEEN 100 AND 150 FEET AGL AND ENTER AN ABRUPT STEEP RIGHT BANK. CONTINUATION OF THE RIGHT TURN WOULD HAVE TAKEN THE AIRPLANE BACK OVER AN AREA WHERE SEVERAL ACQUAINTANCES OF THE PILOT WERE STANDING. DURING THE BANK, THE AIRPLANE STALLED, THE NOSE FELL THROUGH AND IT SUBSEQUENTLY IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. WINDS WERE REPORTED TO BE DOWN THE RUNWAY AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS. NO EVIDENCE OF PRE IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND WITH THE AIRFRAME OR POWERPLANT
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S ATTEMPTED MANEUVER WHICH LED TO HIS ENTRY INTO AN INADVERTENT STALL Full narrative available
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