NTSB Identification: DEN87LA166.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34574.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 04, 1987 in LAS VEGAS, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N9406P
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE EXPERIENCED A DEPARTURE STALL AFTER TAKE OFF. A WITNESS REPORTED THAT THE PLT ATTEMPTED A STEEP TURN IMMEDIATELY AFTER TAKEOFF AND THAT THE ACFT APPEARED TO STALL. THE LEFT WING WENT DOWN AND THE ACFT BEGAN AN UNCONTROLLED DESCENT ENDING IN A COLLISION WITH THE TERRAIN.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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