NTSB Identification: MKC88LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37354.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 28, 1988 in BISMARK, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N8122V
Injuries: 1 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 ACCIDENT AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED MAKING SEVERAL LOW PASSES OVER LAKE BISMARK NEAR BISMARK, MISSOURI. WITNESSES STATED THAT, FOLLOWING THE LAST PASS, THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED THE WATER AND SANK. THE PILOT'S BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT WAS ANALYZED AS .14 PERCENT FOLLOWING THE ACCIDENT.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IMPAIRMENT(ALCOHOL)..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

BUZZING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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