NTSB Identification: CHI05LA171.
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Accident occurred Saturday, July 02, 2005 in El Dorado, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/31/2006
Aircraft: Yonchak Skybolt, registration: N112MK
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The airplane was damaged when it stalled and impacted the ground during a circling maneuver for spacing while in the traffic pattern for landing. The pilot reported that he executed the turning maneuver to allow a slower airplane to clear the runway. He stated that the airplane stalled during the turn and subsequently impacted the ground in a flat attitude. The pilot reported no malfunctions of the airplane.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain airspeed while maneuvering in the traffic pattern which resulted in an inadvertent stall. A factor was the low altitude.

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