NTSB Identification: BFO88LA070.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36376.
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, August 01, 1988 in SELBYVILLE, DE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150K, registration: N5682G
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.

THE PLT WAS IN THE PROCESS OF PICKING UP A BANNER WHEN THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND CRASHED INTO A WOODED AREA. THE BANNER WAS PICKED UP AT AN AIRSPEED OF 80 MPH AND THE ACFT ALTITUDE WAS INCREASED TO 250 FT AGL. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE WINGS OF THE ACFT ROCKED BACK AND FORTH AND THE ACFT BECAME UNSTABLE. THE TOW BANNER WAS THEN RELEASED, THE ACFT STALLED AND DESCENDED INTO A WOODED AREA IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE.

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

PULL-UP..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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