NTSB Identification: MKC88FA085.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39206.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 04, 1988 in NELIGH, NE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/11/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 182K, registration: N2872R
Injuries: 2 Serious.
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.
SHORTLY AFTER MAKING A NORMAL TAKEOFF AND CLIMB, THE AIRCRAFT MADE A 180 DEGREE TURN AND FLEW TOWARDS THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT AT WHAT WITNESSES DESCRIBED AS LOW AND SLOW. SHORTLY AFTERWARD, THE AIRCRAFT NOSED DOWN AND DESCENDED, UNCONTROLLED, TO THE TERRAIN. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FUEL SUPPLY SHORTAGE. THE ACFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE, AND THE LOW TIME, NEWLY CERTIFICATED PRIVATE PILOT, AND PASSENGER SUFFERED SERIOUS INJURIES.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: NONE SUBMITTED
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