NTSB Identification: MKC87FA048.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33187.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 07, 1987 in WEST MEMPHIS, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA A150K, registration: N8459M
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 AIRPLANE WAS MAKING LOW PASSES OVER THE EDGE OF A TRAILER PARK AND AT THE END OF EACH PASS, IT WOULD CLIMB ALMOST STRAIGHT UP AND THEN MAKE A STEEP BANKED TURN AND DIVE FOR ANOTHER PASS. AT THE END OF THE LAST PULLUP, THE AIRPLANE MADE AN ABRUPT STEEP TURN AND DESCENDED INTO THE GROUND.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LOW PASS..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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