NTSB Identification: FTW00LA164.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, May 30, 2000 in VICTORIA, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/02/2001
Aircraft: Geiling SONERAI II, registration: N10GX
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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The airplane departed from runway 12R, climbed to 100 feet agl, pitched nose-up and initiated a 'short right turn to downwind.' During the turn, the airplane's 'right wing dropped violently,' the nose pitched down and subsequently, the airplane impacted the ground. A witness reported that the engine appeared to be running normally prior to the accident.

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

The failure of the pilot to maintain airspeed during the takeoff initial climb, which resulted in a stall.

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