NTSB Identification: SEA85LA195.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27951.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 11, 1985 in VASHON, WA
Aircraft: STINSON 108-3, registration: N6162M
Injuries: 1 Minor,3 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.

PLT REPORTED A LOSS OF POWER ON INITIAL CLIMB FROM TAKEOFF; STALLED ACFT WHILE MANUVERING FOR BEST LNDG PLACE IN ORCHARD. FIRE BROKE OUT AS OCCUPANTS EVACUATED THE ACT. CONSUMING MOST OF THE CABIN/FUSELAGE. INVESTIGATION FAILED TO REVEAL CAUSE OF POWER LOSS.

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:

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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