NTSB Identification: MKC82DA120
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 11, 1982 in STOCKTON, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/11/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160, registration: N9319D
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
THE AIRCRAFT WAS ONE OF A FLIGHT OF FOUR, MAKING DEMONSTRATION FLYBYS AT THE AIRPORT. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE WAS SLOW FLYING, ABOUT 80 TO 85 FT AGL, WHEN THE AIRCRAFT STARTED TO SINK. AT THAT TIME, HE WAS ABOUT 1000 TO 1500 FT BEHIND, TO THE RIGHT, AND 20 FT BELOW A CESSNA 175. THE PILOT APPLIED FULL POWER TO STOP THE SINK, BUT THE PLANE STILL TOUCHED DOWN. IT BEGAN TO FLY AGAIN,BUT WOULD NOT GAIN ALTITUDE. WITH THE AIRPORT BEHIND AND THE AIRSPEED SLOW, HE ELECTED TO LAND IN A CLEAR AREA AHEAD. HOWEVER, THE AIRCRAFT HIT A WIRE FENCE AND NOSED OVER. THE TEMPERATURE AND FIELD ELEVATION WERE 91 DEGREES AND 1045 FT.
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..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
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