NTSB Identification: SEA89FA139.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40823.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 22, 1989 in ATHOL, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/1991
Aircraft: STINSON 108-2, registration: N8061K
Injuries: 2 Fatal,1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PILOT WAS PRACTICING LANDINGS WITH AN INSTRUCTOR ON BOARD DURING A FLY-IN. IT WAS ESTABLISHED PRIOR TO FLIGHT THAT THE OWNER/PILOT WAS PILOT-IN-COMMAND. THE SURVIVING INSTRUCTOR STATED THAT THE PILOT INITIATED A GO-AROUND AND THEN SUDDENLY ROLLED THE AIRCRAFT TO THE LEFT, ENTERING INTO A STALL AT TOO LOW OF AN ALTITUDE TO RECOVER.

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

THE PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED AND INADVERTENTLY STALLED.

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