NTSB Identification: NYC00LA019.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, October 26, 1999 in GAINESVILLE, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/30/2000
Aircraft: Parsons RANS S-12, registration: N70197
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 stated he was too slow and the airplane stalled during a right turn. He was unable to recover before the airplane impacted trees. The pilot did not report any mechanical problems 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 which resulted in an inadvertent stall.

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