NTSB Identification: CHI95DCQ01.
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Accident occurred Saturday, April 01, 1995 in OTTAWA, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/06/1995
Aircraft: PITTS S-2B, registration: N876CB
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

PURPOSE OF THE FLIGHT WAS TO PRACTICE AEROBATIC MANEUVERS. WITNESSES STATED THE AIRPLANE ENTERED A 'FLAT SPIN' FROM WHICH THE PILOT DID NOT RECOVER. THE ENGINE WAS RUNNING AT TIME OF IMPACT. THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED THE TERRAIN AND A FIRE ENSUED.

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

The pilot not performing proper stall/spin recovery procedures.

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