NTSB Identification: LAX82FUJ44
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 25, 1982 in MESA, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/25/1983
Aircraft: HALLQUIST THUNDERBOLT, registration: N125GH
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.

FORMATION FLIGHT CAME OVER THE RWY UPWIND AT 2,000 FT MSL. PLT WAS CLEARED #2 TO LAND, PEELED OFF & STALLED DURING LEFT TURN TO DOWNWIND. THE PLT RECOVERED ABOUT 100 FT AGL BUT COLLIDED WITH A TALL TREE.

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,TURN CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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