NTSB Identification: FTW83FA276.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23233.
Accident occurred Monday, June 13, 1983 in LAGRANGE, TX
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA1A, registration: N6338L
Injuries: 1 Fatal,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.

WITNESSES IN SIX SEPARATE LOCATIONS AROUND THE TOWN REPORTED THE ACFT PERFORMING LOW ALTITUDE AEROBATIC MANEUVERS & BUZZING RECREATIONAL AREAS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE ACFT WAS SUBSEQUENTLY OBSERVED DOING 'ROLLER-COASTER' OR FIGURE-8 MANEUVERS, STALL & SPIN INTO A BARN. THE PLT'S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 0.156%.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BUZZING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AEROBATICS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

IMPAIRMENT(ALCOHOL)..PILOT IN COMMAND

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