NTSB Identification: CHI91LA210.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44956.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 04, 1991 in FAULKTON, SD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/24/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N6263R
Injuries: 2 Fatal.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
A PRIVATE PILOT TOOK OFF NEAR DUSK TO SHOW A VISITING RELATIVE THE FAMILY FARMS FROM THE AIR. THE PILOT'S BROTHER HEARD AN AIRCRAFT OVERFLY HIS HOUSE ABOUT THE TIME OF ACCIDENT. A SEARCH COMMENCED WHEN THE PILOT AND PASSENGER DID NOT RETURN. THE WRECKAGE WAS FOUND BETWEEN FARMS LESS THAN ONE MILE APART, OCCUPIED BY THE PILOT AND HIS BROTHER. THE AIRPLANE STRUCK GROUND STEEPLY NOSE DOWN. NO MECHANICAL FAILURE WAS DISCOVERED ON THE AIRFRAME OR ENGINE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: AN INADVERTENT STALL. A FACTOR RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED.
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