NTSB Identification: SEA86LA082.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30733.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 25, 1986 in WASCO, OR
Aircraft: SOCATA MS894A, registration: N54BF
Injuries: 2 Serious,1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

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 STATED THAT HE ENCOUNTERED A WIND SHEAR ON FINAL. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT THE WIND WAS RECORDED TO BE FROM THE SOUTH/SOUTHEAST AT TWO KNOTS WITH PEAK WINDS AT FOUR KNOTS. WHEN THE PLT NOTICED THAT HIS AIRSPEED HAD DETERIORATED TO 50 MPH, HE WENT FROM 10 DEGREES OF FLAPS TO FULL FLAPS AND ALSO ADDED FULL POWER. THE ACFT STRUCK TWO TREES BEFORE IT DESCENDED TO THE GROUND IN A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE. THE ACFT HAS NO STALL WARNING INDICATOR.

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:

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..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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