NTSB Identification: FTW84FA224.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25191.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 13, 1984 in HAMILTON, TX
Aircraft: AERONCA 11BC, registration: N4081E
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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 STALLED AT 1500-2000 FT AGL AND COLLIDED WITH A FENCE AND THE GROUND DURING RECOVERY ATTEMPTS. THE PLT SAID THEACFT WAS INTENTIONALLY STALLED BUT THE SPIN WAS NOT EXPECTED. THE ACFT WAS ESTIMATED TO BE APRX 47 LBS OVER MAX GROSS WEIGHT. THE FLT HAD LASTED ONLY ABOUT 15 MINUTES ACCORDING TO THE PASSENGER.

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

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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