NTSB Identification: FTW84FA288.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25198.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 26, 1984 in QUINLAN, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N7350D
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.

SEVERAL WITNESSES STATED THE ACFT 'BUZZED THEM BELOW TREE-TOP LEVEL' BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. WITNESSES ALSO STATED THAT THE ENGINE 'SOUNDED LIKE IT CUT OUT.' THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A STEEP LEFT BANK. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF ANY PRE-IMPACT MALFUNCTION. A TOXICOLOGY REPORT INDICATED THE PLT HAD A BLOOD/ALCOHOL LEVEL OF 0.248%.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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(VS)..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


Contributing Factors

BUZZING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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