NTSB Identification: CHI86LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32653.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 10, 1986 in BRODHEAD, WI
Aircraft: PIPER J3, registration: N98739
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 MAKING A LOW PASS OVER A FRIEND'S HOUSE. HE WAS WAVING TO THE PEOPLE ON THE GROUND AND WHEN HE LOOKED UP HE WAS TOO CLOSE TO A TREE TO AVOID HITTING IT. THE PLANE THEN DESCENDED TO THE GROUND.

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

BUZZING..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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