NTSB Identification: FTW84FA206.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25081.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 21, 1984 in CYPRESS, TX
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN AT-6D, registration: N10605
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 CRASHED WHILE SPINNING AFTER ONLY A FEW MINUTES FLT. THE ACFT HAD JUST BEEN FLOWN BY ANOTHER PLT FOR APRX 20 MINUTES JUST PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT FLT. THIS PLT/OWNER SAID THE ACFT OPERATED IN A TROUBLE FREE MANNER. DURING THE ACCIDENT FLT THE PLT MADE A HIGH SPEED PASS OVER THE RWY AFTER TAKEOFF AND PULLED UP IN A STEEP CLIMB. THE ACFT THEN ENTERED A SPIN TO THE RIGHT WHICH ENDED IN THE CRASH WITH AN INTENSE GROUND FIRE THAT DESTROYED THE ACFT. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS REVEALED AND THE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION OF THE PLT SHOWED NO PRE-ACCIDENT IMPAIRMENTS WHICH WOULD HAVE INTERFERED WITH THE PROPER OPERATION OF THE ACFT.

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

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AEROBATICS..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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