NTSB Identification: FTW83FA250.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23337.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 28, 1983 in FRIENDSWOOD, TX
Aircraft: Evans Aircraft VP-1, registration: N2VC
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND DURING A TIGHT STEEP TURN AT LOW (100 FT) ALT. WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE ENG WAS RUNNING WELL AND THAT AFTER FLYING THE LENGTH OF THE RWY AT LOW ALT THE PLT MADE A STEEP LEFT TURN AND CRASHED. WITNESSES SAID THE PLT HAD INITIALLY SOLOED ONLY A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. HIS TOTAL TIME IN THIS ACFT WAS ESTIMATED AT LESS THAN 3 HOURS.

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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