NTSB Identification: FTW86LA064.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30037.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 12, 1986 in GRAHAM, TX
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT L-2, registration: N50639
Injuries: 2 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.

WITNESSES STATED THE AIRCRAFT STALLED DURING A SHARP RIGHT BANK AT APPROXIMATELY 150 FEET. THE PROPELLER EXHIBITED NO SIGNS OF ROTATION AT IMPACT. THE ENGINE WAS DISSASSEMBLED IN AN ATTEMPT TO DETERMINE THE APPARENT FAILURE. NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE ENGINE OR ITS COMPONENTS WAS FOUND. THE AIRCRAFT WAS PERFORMING IN AN AIRSHOW AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

STALL/SPIN..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL

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