NTSB Identification: FTW83FRG02
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 31, 1982 in SAN ANTONIO, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/31/1983
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N71557
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 TOOKOFF IN GUSTY WINDS AND ACCELERATED TO ABOUT 85 KTS. THE AIRCRAFT THEN CLIMBED STEEPLY, STALLED AND CRASHED.

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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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