NTSB Identification: DEN83FA077.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21773.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 10, 1983 in WRIGHT, WY
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC, registration: N7527E
Injuries: 2 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 SPUN INTO THE GROUND FROM LOW ALT WHILE HUNTING FOXES. THE ACFT HAD PREVIOUSLY LANDED IN A WHEAT FIELD AND THE OCCUPANTS TALKED WITH A FRIEND ABOUT SEEING FOXES NEARBY. THEY WERE GOING TO FLY AROUND SOME MORE AND HAVE A LOOK. A SHORT TIME LATER THE ACFT TOOK OFF AND WENT NW. A WITNESS SAID THEY WENT ABOUT A HALF MILE NORTH, MADE A CIRCLE 360 DEGREES GOING TO THE LEFT. THEY STARTED TO MAKE ANOTHER WHEN THE ACFT SPUN AND CAME DOWN.

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:

DIVERTED ATTENTION..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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