NTSB Identification: LAX83FUG08
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, December 12, 1982 in NORCO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/12/1983
Aircraft: RAND KR-2, registration: N5RU
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.

EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT ON DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT SPUN TO THE GROUND FROM LOW ALTITUDE AND WAS DESTROYED ON IMPACT. WITNESS SAW AND HEARD THE AIRCRAFT MANEUVER AND CRASH WITH THE ENGINE AT HIGH RPM. WEATHER WAS VMC.

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

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