NTSB Identification: LAX84LA419.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25798.
Accident occurred Friday, July 27, 1984 in LAVEEN, AZ
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N45743
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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

DURING FLT ON THE DOWNWIND LEG OF THE TRAFFIC PATTERN THE PLT INADVERTANTLY KNOCKED THE IGNITION SWITCH TO THE 'OFF' POSITION. SINCE THE PROP STOPPED AND THE ACFT WAS NOT EQUIPPED WITH A STARTER, THE ACFT ENGINE COULD NOT BE RESTARTED. THE ACFT LANDED 20 FT SHORT OF THE RWY WHERE IT NOSED OVER.

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

STARTING PROCEDURE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IMPROPER USE OF PROCEDURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..SWITCHED OFF


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ACCESSORIES,ENGINE STARTER..LACK OF

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