NTSB Identification: CHI88FA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38885.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 03, 1988 in PLYMOUTH, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/16/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N2865S
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 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.

THE STUDENT PLT & HIS 8 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER (PASSENGER) WENT ON A LOCAL FLT. RELATIVES & OTHER WITNESSES SAW THE ACFT FLYING SLOW AS THE PLT MADE TWO LOW PASSES NEAR A RELATIVES' HOUSE. WITNESSES RPRTD THE PLT APPEARED TO LOSE CONTROL OF THE ACFT AS HE INITIATED A LEFT BANK. THE ACFT THEN CRASHED IN A STEEP DESCENT APRX 1/4 MI FROM THE HOUSE. NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND THAT WOULD HAVE RESULTED IN THE ACDNT. WITNESSES RPRTD THE ENG SOUNDED NORMAL BEFORE IMPACT. THE STUDENT'S LATEST ENDORSEMENT FOR SOLO FLT WAS DATED 7/7/87.

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

MANEUVER..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

Index for Jul1988 | Index of months