NTSB Identification: MIA85FA239.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29418.
Accident occurred Monday, August 26, 1985 in OCALA, FL
Aircraft: Silvaire LUSCOMBE 8E, registration: N47BM
Injuries: 2 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 OBSERVED TO TAKE OFF, MAKE A STEEP TURN, A FEW SECONDS LATER, AT AN ALTITUDE OF ABOUT 200 FT AGL, ENTER ANOTHER STEEP TURN AND SPIN INTO THE GROUND. WITNESSES REPORT THAT THE PILOT EXHIBITED LACK OF CONTROL COORDINATION WHILE PERFORMING TURNS IN THAT PARTICULAR MAKE AND MODEL OF ACFT, AND THAT HE HAD ON OCCASION, ENGAGED IN RECKLESS FLYING.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:STALL/SPIN..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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