NTSB Identification: DEN78FTE50
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8F, registration: N3545G

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2748   78/5/3    MONTE VISTA,CO      LUSCOMBE 8F         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 27, 328
        TIME - 1820                    N3545G              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 130 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MONTE VISTA,CO              MONTE VISTA,CO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: SPIN                                              LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           WEATHER - WIND SHEAR
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     270
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PILOT SAID TURBULENCE OR WINDSHEAR CAUSED UPSET.SURFACE WINDS GUSTING TO 30KTS.

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