NTSB Identification: NYC86FA219.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32971.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 31, 1986 in BARGAINTOWN, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6563L
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 STUDENT PILOT ON A SUPERVISED SOLO CROSS COUNTRY, DIVERTED FROM HIS PLANNED ROUTE AND WAS OBSERVED FLYING LOW OVER A RESIDENTIAL AREA PERFORMING MANEUVERS AT OR BELOW TREE TOP LEVEL. THE PILOT APPARENTLY LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT. AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. THE PILOT RECEIVED FATAL INJURIES.

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

BUZZING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AEROBATICS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INSTRUCTIONS,WRITTEN/VERBAL..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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