NTSB Identification: SEA82FYP08
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 11, 1982 in SPRINGDALE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/11/1983
Aircraft: LARK (I.C.A.) IS28B2, registration: N9255Z
Injuries: 2 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.

THE PILOT RECEIVED AN AERIAL TOW TO 5000 FEET AND WAS ABLE TO FIND LIFTING CURRENTS FOR APPROXIMATELY 1.5 HOURS. UNABLE TO OBTAIN ADEQUATE LIFT THE PILOT DECIDED TO ATTEMPT AN OFF AIRPORT LANDING ON A DIRT ROAD CROSSING A WHEAT FIELD. AT AN ALTITUDE OF APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET THE NOSE OF THE AIRCRAFT PITCHED DOWN, ROLLED TO THE RIGHT AND IMPACTED THE GROUND.

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/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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