NTSB Identification: NYC88LA168.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38067.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 18, 1988 in COLTS NECK, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 305A, registration: N14418
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

DURING A BANNER PICK UP ATTEMPT, THE TOW ROPE BECAME AFFIXED TO THE MAIN LANDING GEAR. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO RELEASE THE BANNER AND LANDED WITH IT STILL ATTACHED. UPON LANDING ROLL OUT, THE AIRCRAFT'S TAIL ROSE ABRUPTLY AND THE PROPELLER DUG INTO THE TURF. THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED TO ROLL ON ITS NOSE AND RIGHT WING TIP AND CAME TO REST INVERTED.

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:

TOWING/ADVERTISING/EXTERNAL LOAD EQUIPMENT..ENTANGLED

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