NTSB Identification: DEN83FA008
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, October 14, 1982 in CHOTEAU, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/14/1983
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE T-8F, registration: N2231B
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 PIC WAS A DESIGNATED PILOT EXAMINER. THE PURPOSE OF THE FLT WAS TO GIVE THE PIC OPPORTUNITY TO FLY THE ACFT FROM THE REAR SEAT AS HE WAS PLANNING TO GIVE FLT INSTRUCTION IN THE ACFT IN THE NEAR FUTURE. AS FAR AS COULD BE DETERMINED, THE PIC HAD NEVER FLOWN THE ACFT FROM THE REAR SEAT. THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A FLAT SPIN.

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

STALL/SPIN..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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