NTSB Identification: ATL88FA070.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35863.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 02, 1988 in RAVENNA, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5364M
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PIC & STUDENT WERE ON LOCAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT. PIC CALLED ON UNICOM & SAID HE WOULD SHOW BYSTANDERS 'GREASY SIDE OF ACFT.' HE BUZZED RWY AT A LOW ALTITUDE, EXECUTED AN AILERON ROLL WHICH WAS SCOOPED OUT, & IMPACTED THE GROUND BESIDE THE RWY. SON OF FBO SAID PIC PERFORMED ROLL PREVIOUS DAY IN THE SAME ACFT, PULLED BACK ON CONTROL YOKE WHEN INVERTED, & LOST ABOUT 500 FEET ALTITUDE. NO RECORD WAS FOUND THAT PIC HAD RECEIVED AEROBATIC TRAINING BUT HAD DISCUSSED MANEUVER WITH OTHER PILOTS.

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

AEROBATICS..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

MANEUVER..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DESCENT..INADVERTENT


Contributing Factors

OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY


Contributing Factors

BUZZING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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