NTSB Identification: LAX84LA365.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25799.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 23, 1984 in CAMARILLO, CA
Aircraft: STINSON 108, registration: N97205
Injuries: 3 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.

A PROSPECTIVE BUYER IN THE LEFT SEAT WAS INITIATING A TAKEOFF IN A TAIL WHEEL ACFT WHEN THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED AND THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. THE OWNER IN THE RIGHT SEAT WAS UNABLE TO CORRECT THE SITUATION IN TIME. THE BUYER HAD PROFESSED PROFICIENCY BUT HE WAS NOT CURRENT AND HIS MEDICAL CERTIFICATE HAD EXPIRED IN 1961.

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

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..UNQUALIFIED PERSON

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..UNQUALIFIED PERSON

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..UNQUALIFIED PERSON


Contributing Factors

WING..BENT


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL

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