NTSB Identification: MIA88FA023.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35598.
Accident occurred Friday, October 30, 1987 in AGUADILLA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/01/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150E, registration: N4081U
Injuries: 2 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.

WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT MANEUVERING A LOW ALT OVER OCEAN WATER NEAR A SHORELINE. THEY SAW IT PULL UP SHARPLY TO CLEAR A COMMERCIAL BOAT DOCK, THEN NOSE OVER & IMPACT THE WATER IN A NOSE LOW, RGT WING LOW ATTITUDE. THE ACFT SANK & CAME TO REST IN 30' OF WATER. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND. TOXICOLOGY CHECKS SHOWED THE PLT HAD A BLOOD/ALCOHOL LVL OF 0.13% & A URINE/ALCOHOL LVL OF 0.20%. THE ACFT OWNER FILED AN ACFT THEFT RPRT AFTER THE ACDNT.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IMPAIRMENT(ALCOHOL)..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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



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