NTSB Identification: ATL86FA231.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32257.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 30, 1986 in MANSFIELD, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N9698P
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.

ACFT TOOK OFF FROM PVT SOD STRIP. FATHER OF PLT SAID ENG SOUNDS WERE NORMAL DURING RUN UP. ACFT APPEARED TO BE CLIMBING WITH A NORMAL ATTITUDE WHEN THE ENG QUIT. SUBSEQUENTLY, ACFT WAS STALLED FOLLOWED BY A NEAR VERTICAL NOSE DOWN IMPACT AND POST IMPACT FIRE. ENG MALFUNCTION WAS NOT FOUND DURING THE POST CRASH EXAMINATION.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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