NTSB Identification: MIA84FA181.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24770.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 09, 1984 in WILLISTON, FL
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-26E, registration: N33916
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 WAS OBSERVED TO ENTER A LEFT BASE LEG FOR RWY 4. THE PLT CONTINUED TO FLY THE BASE LEG HEADING & FLEW THRU THE FINAL APCH LEG. THE ACFT THEN ENTERED A RIGHT BANK, & AFTER 180 DEG OF TURN, IT STALLED & WENT INTO A RIGHT SPIN AT AN ESTIMATED 600 TO 800 FEET. NO VISIBLE ATTEMPTS TO RECOVERED WERE NOTED. THE GLIDER CRASHED IN A FIELD ALONG THE FINAL APCH COURSE TO RWY 4. NO PREIMPACT STRUCTURAL FAILURE OR FLT CONTROL MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND
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