NTSB Identification: LAX86FA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30359.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 15, 1985 in VAN NUYS, CA
Aircraft: OFRIA GLANAIR, registration: N179SH
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.

WINTESSES STATED THAT THE ACFT HAD JUST DEPARTED AND, DURING THE INITIAL STEEP CLIMB, IT APPEARED TO ATTEMPT TO RETURN TO THE ARPT, STALLED, AND SPUN TO GOUND CONTACT 1/4 MILE NORTH OF THE ARPT. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION FAILED TO DISCLOSEANY PREIMPACT FAILURE/MALFUNCTION OF THE ACFT AND/OR ENG.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLIMB..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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