NTSB Identification: NYC86FNC08.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33666.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 16, 1986 in EPSOM, NH
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7HC, registration: N8937R
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.

A STUDENT PILOT AND PASSENGER ON A LOCAL FLIGHT COLLIDED WITH A TREE, CRASHED AND BURNED. NO MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND WITH THE AIRCRAFT AND ENGINE. THE PLTS FLT TIME WAS NOT REPORTED OR AVAILABLE.

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

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

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VFR PROCEDURES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)

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