NTSB Identification: NYC85FNA02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32520.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 11, 1985 in BOXBOROUGH, MA
Aircraft: MCPHERSON EVANS VP-1, registration: N106JM
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PILOT EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE AND ALLOWED THE AIRSPEED TO DECREASE UNTIL THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND SPUN TO THE GROUND. THE CAUSE OF THE ENGINE FAILURE WAS NOT DETERMINED. THE PILOT RECEIVED SERIOUS INJURIES AND THE HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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