NTSB Identification: MKC86FA083.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32412.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 08, 1986 in CHENEY, KS
Aircraft: GLASAIR 2, registration: N161JD
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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.

THE ACFT APPROACHED CHENEY LAKE, WEST OF WICHITA, KANSAS AT LOW ALTITUDE FROM THE SOUTHEAST. SEVERAL WITNESSES FISHING FROM THE BANK SAW THE ACFT PASS NEAR THE CHENEY LAKE MARINA HEADING TOWARD THE LAKE. THE ACFT THEN ENTERED A SPIN AND CRASHED INTO THE LAKE ABOUT 100 YDS FROM THE SHORE. VMC WITH STRONG, GUSTY SURFACE WINDS PREVAILED AT THE TIME OF THE ACDT.

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


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