NTSB Identification: ATL84LA039.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22674.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 06, 1983 in GREER, SC
Aircraft: RAND KR-2, registration: N25134
Injuries: 1 Fatal.
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 A WITNESS, THE PLT BEGAN AN APCH TO RWY 9, BUT MADE A GO-AROUND, THEN MANEUVERED TO LAND ON RWY 27. THE WITNESS STATED THAT DURING THE TURN TO FINAL APCH FOR RWY 27, THE ACFT DESCENDED RAPIDLY IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE UNTIL IT DISAPPEARED BEHIND TREES. THE WITNESS STATED THE ACFT 'SEEMED TO LOSE POWER.' HOWEVER, THE PLT'S SON PROVIDED PHOTOS & COMMENTS THAT INDICATED THE ENG WAS OPERATING AT IMPACT. OTHER WITNESS STATEMENTS & AN EXAM OF THE WRECKAGE INDICATED THAT THE ACFT IMPACTED IN A FLAT ATTITUDE FOLLOWING A MUSHED STALL.
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/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND
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