NTSB Identification: SEA86FA216.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32418.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 23, 1986 in ROCHE HARBOR, WA
Aircraft: GLASAIR SH2, registration: N394SK
Injuries: 3 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 ACFT WAS ONE OF A GROUP OF GLASAIRS THAT WERE DEPARTING THE AIRPORT AFTER A FLY IN BREAKFAST AT THE RESORT. WITNESSES REPORTED THE ACFT DEPARTED ON RUNWAY 06 (UPHILL) IN A 3 POINT ATTITUDE. AS THE ACFT CONTINUED DOWN THE RUNWAY, IN A STEEP NOSE UP CLIMB, IT DRIFTED TO THE LEFT, ROLLED TO THE LEFT, AND IMPACTED TREES ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE ACFT CAUGHT FIRE AND BURNED.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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