NTSB Identification: FTW84LA301.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25107.
Accident occurred Friday, July 06, 1984 in KILLIAN, LA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N33074
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT CRASHED WHILE IN A STEEP BANK AT LOW ALT IN VMC WX.A WITNESS WHO KNEW THE PLT SAID HE HEARD THE ACFT APPROACHING, WENT OUTSIDE HIS HOUSE AND SAW THE ACFT AT ABOUT 200 FT AGL. THE ACFT WENT INTO A TURN AND BECAME ALMOST INVERTED BEFORE COLLIDING WITH SMALL TREES IN A SWAMPY AREA.THE POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT AND ENGINE REVEALED NOTHING OF A CAUSAL NATURE. THE PROPELLER SHOWED EVIDENCE OF HAVING POWER AT IMPACT. ACCORDING TO FAA, THE ACFTWAS IN A 90 DEGREE RIGHT BANK AT IMPACT.

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

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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