NTSB Identification: SEA86FA145.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31522.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 10, 1986 in ROUND MOUNTAIN, NV
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-5A, registration: N9761U
Injuries: 2 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 PILOT AND PASSENGER DEPARTED ON A LOCAL FLIGHT TO SPOT POTENTIAL FISHING LOCATIONS IN MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE CONDITIONS EXISTED AT THE TIME/PLACE OF THE ACCIDENT. KINEMATICS INFORMATION FROM THE ACCIDENT SITE INDICATES THAT AS THE AIRCRAFT WAS PROGRESSING TOWARD UPSLOPING TERRAIN AND A STALL CONDITION WAS ENCOUNTERED. THERE WERE NO WITNESSES NOR SURVIVORS TO THE ACCIDENT AND THE WRECKAGE WAS DESTROYED BY POST IMPACT FIRE.

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

STALL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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