NTSB Identification: NYC88LA034.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37230.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 08, 1987 in SHIRLEY, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N8128A
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 FINAL APPROACH TO RUNWAY 19 AT SHIRLEY, MASSACHUSETTS THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED INVERTED. PILOT WAS ABLE TO CORRECT AND BRING THE AIRCRAFT UPRIGHT BUT DID NOT HAVE ENOUGH ALTITUDE TO CLEAR TREES. HE SET THE AIRCRAFT INTO THE TREES AND THE WING FOLDED BACK.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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