NTSB Identification: MKC86FA098.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31212.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 30, 1986 in HARRISBURG, NE
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N10768
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 ACFT IMPACTED IN A 40 DEGREE NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE FOLLOWING A STALL-SPIN. NO MECHANICAL DESCREPANCIES WERE NOTED WITH THE ACFT AND NO PRE-EXISTING PHYSICAL INCAPACITATING HISTORY OF THE PIC WAS DISCOVERED. ON TWO SEPARATE OCCASIONS PRIOR TO THIS FLT, THE PIC HAD ASKED HIS FLT INSTRUCTOR TO DEMONSTRATE 'HAMMER HEAD' STALLS. BUT THE FLT INSTRUCTOR DECLINED. WX WAS CONSIDERED GOOD VFR FOR THE SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY TRAINING FLIGHT. RADAR SHOWED THE ACFT MANEUVERING AWAY FM THE PLANNED ROUTE OF FLIGHT JUST PRIOR TO DISAPPEARING FROM RADAR CONTACT. THE IMPACT OCCURRED SHORTLY AFTER RADAR CONTACT WAS LOST.

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD


Contributing Factors

AEROBATICS..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


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