NTSB Identification: FTW84LA327.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25258.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 28, 1984 in DENTON, TX
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N38279
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT AFTER TAKEOFF HE DID 3 TOUCH AND GO LANDING THEN STARTED A SERIES OF STALLS. AFTER ENTRY INTO A CROSS-CONTROL SPIN TO THE LEFT, HE FOUND THAT HE COULD NOT APPLY ENOUGH RIGHT PEDAL TO RECOVER. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED THAT THE FRONT SEAT BELT HAD NOT BEEN SECURED PROPERLY AND HAD LOOPED AROUND THE RIGHT RUDDER PEDAL.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RUDDER..REDUCED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

SEAT BELT..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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