NTSB Identification: MKC89LA010.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37280.
Accident occurred Friday, October 21, 1988 in ANDOVER, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N8641N
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.

WHILE TURNING BASE TO FINAL FOR LANDING ON A PRIVATE GRASS STRIP, AFTER A PERSONAL CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND FELL UNCONTROLLED TO THE TERRAIN. A POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY MALFUNCTION OF THE CONTROL SYSTEMS OR POWERPLANT. THE PROPELLER BLADES SHOWED EVIDENCE OF CONSIDERABLE POWER BEING DEVELOPED AT IMPACT.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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