NTSB Identification: LAX85LA353.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30110.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 18, 1985 in BYRON, CA
Aircraft: MIKE STONE MONI, registration: N97MS
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

WHILE ON THE INITIAL TEST FLT, THE AMATUER-BUILT R. M. STONE MONI ACFT CRASHED NEAR BYRON, CA. THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING THE FLIGHT THE ACFT BEGAN TO 'FLUTTER', FOLLOWED BY SEPARATION OF THE CANOPY. SHORTLY THEREAFTER THE ACFT ENTERED INTO AN UNCONTROLLABLE SPIN. THE PLT EXITED THE ACFTAND PARACHUTED SAFELY. THE ACFT WAS NOT RECOVERED.

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

FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES/ATTACHMENTS..FLUTTER

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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