NTSB Identification: LAX86LA339.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32593.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 31, 1986 in LOMPOC, CA
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC-12D, registration: N434CW
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT'S SON THE PLT ROUTINELY OVERFLEW HIS HOME AND ROCKED THE WINGS. THE PLT INDICATED THAT HE WAS FLYING AT 1100 FT MSL (APRX 650 FT AGL) OVER HIS SON'S RANCH AND DECIDED TO DEMONSTRATE SLOW FLT. HE SLOWED THE ACFT TO 70 MPH AND MADE ONE CIRCLE. THE PLT THEN DECIDED TO MAKE A SECOND CIRCLE. HE STATED, 'FORGETTING THAT I WAS ALREADY AT A SLOW SPEED - UPON ENTRY INTO A STEEP LEFT TURN, THE AIRCRAFT STALLED.'

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL/MUSH..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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