NTSB Identification: DEN84LA135.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25489.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 21, 1984 in MCVILLE, ND
Aircraft: STINSON 108-3, registration: N631C
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor,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.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND, LEFT WING 1ST, DURING AN APCH TO LAND. THE PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT APPARENTLY STALLED. A PATROLMAN NOTED AN ODOR OF ALCOHOL IN THE PLT'S BREATH. A BLOOD/ALCOHOL TEST SHOWED AN ALCOHOL LEVEL OF 0.19%. THE PLT'S LAST MEDICAL EXAM WAS DATED 10/17/80 & HIS LAST BIENNIAL FLT REVIEW WAS IN DEC 81. THE ACFT WAS EQUIPPED WITH CLOTH FABRIC TO METAL TYPE SEAT BELTS WHICH SHOULD HAVE BEEN MODIFIED TO MEET EXISTING REGS. THE PLT SUFFERED A BROKEN ANKLE DURING THE ACCIDENT.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IMPAIRMENT(ALCOHOL)..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VSO)..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


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