NTSB Identification: FTW88LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37408.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 14, 1988 in DALHART, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N6069J
Injuries: 3 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE LOCAL FLIGHT WAS CIRCLING AT LOW ALTITUDE AND REDUCED AIRSPEED OVER FARM EQUIPMENT AND LEVEL FARMLAND WHILE THE PASSENGER IN THE REAR SEAT TOOK PHOTOGRAPHS. THE PASSENGER IN THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT SAID HE HEARD THE STALL WARNING HORN JUST PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE INADVERTENT STALL RESULTED IN A LOSS OF CONTROL AND THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND ON THE RIGHT WINGTIP BEFORE COMING TO REST DOUBLED OVER WITH THE INVERTED CABIN AREA FACING REARWARD UNDERNEATH THE AFT FUSELAGE.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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