NTSB Identification: MIA90LA138.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40922.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 03, 1990 in COLUMBUS, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/04/1992
Aircraft: SPEZIO SPORT DAL-1, registration: N20LW
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.
DURING A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE PILOT CIRCLED HIS RESIDENCE WHICH WAS LOCATED NEAR THE DESTINATION AIRPORT. WHILE MANEUVERING, THE PILOT LOST CONTROL, AND THE AIRCRAFT DESCENDED INTO A WOODED AREA. THE AIRCRAFT DID NOT CONTAIN A STALL WARNING SYSTEM.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE AIRSPEED, RESULTING IN AN INADVERTENT STALL AND SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF CONTROL. A RELATED FACTOR WAS: THE LACK OF A STALL WARNING SYSTEM INSTALLED IN THE AIRCRAFT.
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