NTSB Identification: CHI85FEP02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28512.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 25, 1985 in BRODHEAD, WI
Aircraft: NEYMAN-PIETENPOL GN-2, registration: N13708
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 ACFT WAS OBSERVED MAKING STEEP TURNS AT ABOUT 500 FT AGL JUST PRIOR TO THE ACDNT. ONE WITNESS STATED THAT THE AIRSPEED WAS DECAYING DURING THESE TURNS & THE ACFT STALLED WHILE IN A STEEP BANK. REPORTEDLY, THE ACFT BEGAN SPINNING, THEN THE PLT STOPPED THE SPIN & WAS RECOVERING IN A WINGS LEVEL ATTITUDE WHEN THE PLANE COLLIDED WITH TREES. THE ENG WAS AT FULL POWER WHEN THE ACFT CONTACTED THE TREES.

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/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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