NTSB Identification: FTW83FA407.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23751.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 30, 1983 in POST, TX
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8C, registration: N25285
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 HAD IMPACTED IN A STEEP RIGHT WING DOWN, NOSE LOW ATTITUDE. NO PREIMPACT, MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE WAS FOUND. THE PLT'S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 0.054%. THERE WERE NO ENTRIES IN THE PLT'S LOG BOOK FOR PREVIOUS FLTS IN LUSCOMBE ACFT.

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



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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