NTSB Identification: LAX90DUG11.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43624.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 29, 1990 in EL MIRAGE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/23/1992
Aircraft: VOLKSPLANE WE-1, registration: N91RR
Injuries: 1 Serious.

THE PILOT TOOKOFF FROM A DRY LAKE BED INTO A LEFT QUARTERING CROSSWIND. VIDEO TAPE AND GROUND WITNESSES DESCRIBED A NSOE HIGH ATTITUDE AFTER LIFTOFF PRIOR TO THE PILOT INITIATING A TURN TO THE RIGHT. DURING THE TURN THE AIRPLANE STALLED AND FELL RIGHT WING DOWN AND NOSE LOW TO GROUND.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED.

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