NTSB Identification: NYC84FA189.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26703.
Accident occurred Friday, March 09, 1984 in SOUTH PARIS, ME
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D, registration: N95040
Injuries: 1 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.
BEFORE THE ACCIDENT, THE PLT WAS LAST SEEN ON 3/9/84 AT 1530 EST & HAD NOT EXPRESSED ANY INTENTIONS OF FLYING. AT 1730, HIS CAR WAS LOCATED AT THE ARPT & HIS ACFT, WHICH HAD BEEN KEPT THERE, WAS GONE. THE ACFT WAS FOUND ON 5/24/84 WHERE IT HAD CRASHED ON MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY TERRAIN WHILE DESCENDING UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES. THE HISTORY OF FLT COULD NOT BE DETERMINED. NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF THE ACFT WAS FOUND. A TOXICOLOGICAL CHECK OF THE PLT'S BLOOD REVEALED AN ALCOHOL LEVEL OF 0.08%; HOWEVER, THE AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL DUE TO PUTREFACTION WAS NOT KNOWN. ABOUT 45 MI SE OF THE ACCIDENT SITE, THE 1650 EST WX AT PORTLAND, ME, WAS, IN PART: SKY CLEAR, VISIBILITY 20 MI, WIND 030 DEG AT 10 KTS.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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