NTSB Identification: ANC92LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47408.
Accident occurred Friday, July 03, 1992 in BIG LAKE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/14/1993
Aircraft: MOONEY RANS S-7 COURIER, registration: N48PS
Injuries: 1 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PILOT OF THE EXPERIMENTAL RANS S-7 ENCOUNTERED A WIND SHEAR DURING HIS INITIAL CLIMBOUT. DURING THIS ENCOUNTER THE PILOT ALLOWED THE AIRCRAFT TO STALL, RESULTING IN AN UNCONTROLLED DESCENT INTO THE TERRAIN.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S DELAYED REMEDIAL ACTION, AND AN INADVERTENT STALL. FACTORS INCLUDE WIND GUSTS AND A WIND SHEAR.
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