NTSB Identification: ATL86LA110.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31187.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 12, 1986 in HARRISON, OH
Aircraft: AERONCA L-3B, registration: N47187
Injuries: 1 Serious,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.

DURING A DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT TO A RESIDENT WHO LIVED NEAR THE AIRPORT, THE ACFT CRASHED IN A PLOWED FIELD IN A DEPARTURE STALL. THE FLIGHT WAS INTENDED TO DEMONSTRATE THE SAFE MANEUVERABILITY OF THE ACFT AND DECEPTION OF ALTITUDE CLEARANCES FROM THE RESIDENT'S HOUSE. THERE WAS NO REPORT OF MECHANICAL DISCREPANCIES WITH THE ACFT.

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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