NTSB Identification: ATL88FA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36385.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 02, 1988 in WOODSTOCK, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-28C, registration: N9719G
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.
A PLT/WITNESS RPTD THAT THE AIRPLANE FIRST FLEW OVER THE ARPT TO THE NORTH AT ABOUT 500 FT AGL, AND SUBSEQUENTLY PERFORMED A WINGOVER AT THE NORTH END OF THE ARPT. THE AIRPLANE THEN MADE A HIGH-SPEED PASS OVER THE RWY TO THE SOUTH, AT ABOUT 50 FT AGL. UPON REACHING THE SOUTH END OF THE RWY, IT ENTERED INTO A CLIMBING RIGHT TURN. A FEW SECONDS LATER, THE AIRPLANE PERFORMED ANOTHER WINGOVER; IT SUBSEQUENTLY DISAPPEARED INTO TREES AS IT RETURNED TO A NORTHERLY HEADING, IN A WINGS-LEVEL, SLIGHT NOSE- DOWN ATTITUDE. POST-CRASH EXAM OF THE AIRPLANE AND ENGINE REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-EXISTING MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:BUZZING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY..PILOT IN COMMAND
AEROBATICS..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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