NTSB Identification: LAX84FA255.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24912.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 14, 1984 in LIVERMORE, CA
Aircraft: FOLKE WULF 1903A, registration: N190W
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.
THE ACFT CRASHED AFTER STALLING DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB AFTER TAKEOFF. THE PLT HAD CALLED ON THE RADIO TO SAY HE WAS 'GOING TO COME BACK AROUND.' WHEN ASKED BY THE TOWER IF HE WWAS DECLARING AN EMERGENCY HE DID NOT ANSWER. THE ACFT REPORTEDLY WAS MAKING A NOSE HIGH LEFT TURN WHEN THE ACFT NOSED OVER AND DOWN TO THE RIGHT. THE RIGHT WING STRUCK THE GROUND FIRST. A TEST PLT FOR THE ACFT SAID THE RIGHT WING WOULD DROP QUICKLY IN A STALL.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..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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