NTSB Identification: MKC86FCD02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31317.
Accident occurred Monday, June 23, 1986 in SLOAN, IA
Aircraft: PIPER PA18, registration: N243T
Injuries: 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 ACFT STALLED DURING A LOW ALT STEEP TURN IMMEDIATELY AFTER TAKEOFF. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND APRX 300 FT EAST OF THE RWY. NO MALFUNCTIONS IN EQUIPMENT WERE FOUND. THE PLT STATED THAT HE WAS TURNING STEEPLY TO AVOID ANOTHER ACFT. STATEMENTS OF TWO WITNESSES DO NOT BEAR OUT THE COLLISION HAZARD. THE PLT DID AGREE THAT THE STALL RESULTED FROM THE STEEP TURN.

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:

MANEUVER..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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