NTSB Identification: SEA86FA203.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34213.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 10, 1986 in GRANGEVILLE, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/03/1988
Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C, registration: N6267M
Injuries: 1 Fatal,2 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.

A PASSENGER IN THE ACFT REPORTED THE PLT MADE MORE THAN ONE PASS OVER 'A SALT LICK', EACH TIME COMING CLOSER AND CLOSER TO THE TREES. ON THE LAST PASS THE ACFT 'JUST FELL OUT OF THE SKY', HIT THE TREES, AND LANDED UPSIDE DOWN. FIRE BROKE OUT ALMOST IMMEDIATELY WHILE THE TWO PASSENGERS AND PLT WERE STILL IN THE BURNING ACFT. THE PLT AND TWO PASSENGERS ALL RECEIVED SEVERE BURNS BEFORE GETTING OUT.THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED. ONE BURN VICTIM LATER DIED.

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:

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..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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