NTSB investigators may have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The airplane was in a left traffic pattern for landing. During the turn from base leg to final, it stalled, and began a spin to the left. Prior to ground impact, the airplane's rotation was stopped; however, the nose came up, and the airplane remained stalled as it hit the ground. There was no evidence of a preexisting mechanical malfunction. The pilot had about 2,030 hours of total flight time, and 111 hours in the accident airplane. At the time of the accident, the airplane's center of gravity was aft of the rearward limit by 3.13 inches, and it's weight was 21.5 pounds over maximum gross weight.