NTSB Identification: DEN86FA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32442.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 21, 1986 in SILVER CITY, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA A150K, registration: N6DW
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

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 STUDENT PLT TOOK A PRIVATE PLT FOR A SIGHT SEEING RIDE. THE ACFT WAS OVER GROSS WEIGHT AND THE DENSITY ALT WAS CALCULATED TO BE 9,292 FEET. ON AN APPROACH TO LANDING THE STUDENT PLT ELECTED TO GO AROUND. THE SURVIVING PLT SAID THAT IN A STEEP BANK THE RIGHT WING SUDDENLY DROPPED AND THE ACFT ENTERED A STALL/SPIN. BECAUSE OF THE LOW ALTITUDE, RECOVERY WAS NOT POSSIBLE.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

INADEQUATE TRANSITION/UPGRADE TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND

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