NTSB Identification: CHI93LA236.
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Accident occurred Sunday, June 27, 1993 in WAUKESHA, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/17/1994
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N83429
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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THE PILOT WAS ON A LOCAL SIGHTSEEING FLIGHT. ACCORDING TO HIS STATEMENT, WHILE MAKING A LEFT TURN TO BETTER VIEW A CAMPING SITE, THE AIRPLANE STALLED. IN AN ATTEMPT TO RECOVER, HE ADDED POWER. THE AIRPLANE THEN ENTERED INTO A SPIN AND IMPACTED THE TREES BELOW. THE PILOT REPORTED NO PREIMPACT MECHANICAL DIFFICULTIES WITH THE AIRPLANE.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED ABOVE A STALL.

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