NTSB Identification: ATL88FA198.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37392.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 21, 1988 in EASTMAN, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N4282U
Injuries: 1 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.

THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED AFTER TAKEOFF FROM A PRIVATE SOD AIRSTRIP. A WITNESS SAW THE AIRCRAFT CLIMB TO ABOUT 500 FEET. IT THEN STARTED LOSING ALTITUDE, DROPPED OUT OF SIGHT, AND CRASHED. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE AND BURNED. INVESTIGATION FAILED TO DISCLOSE ANY AIRPLANE PROBLEMS. THE PILOT WAS DEAF. THE IMPACT WAS COMMENSURATE WITH A STALL. THE AIRPLANE WAS EQUIPPED WITH A STALL WARNING LIGHT.

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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