NTSB Identification: SEA83LA078.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20228.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 06, 1983 in NEAR SISTERS, OR
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N83096
Injuries: 2 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE BEGAN CLIMBING AFTER MAKING A PASS OVER A FROZEN LAKE & NEAR A YOUTH CAMP. HE REPORTED THAT THE ACFT ENTERED A STALL, THEN BEGAN TO SPIN TO THE RIGHT AT APRX 1000 FT AGL. HE INITIATED CORRECTIVE ACTION, BUT THE MAIN GEAR HIT THE LAKE BEFORE A RECOVERY WAS COMPLETED. AFTER IMPACT, THE ACFT SLIDE APRX 150 FT ACROSS THE FROZEN LAKE BEFORE COMING TO REST. THE ELEVATION OF THE LAKE WAS APRX 4500 FT MSL.

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CLIMB..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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