NTSB Identification: FTW66A0106
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER J-3, registration: N98459

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0430  66/5/19    CORNING ARK         PIPER J-3           CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 34, 36 TOTAL
        TIME - 0845                    N98459              PX-  1  0  0  OTHER                     HOURS, 16 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: SPIN                                              IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        REMARKS- THE PILOT WAS CIRCLING AND OBSERVING A BREAK IN A WATERWAY WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED.

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