NTSB Identification: DEN86FTE03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31337.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 21, 1986 in CASPER, WY
Aircraft: HOMEBUILT BUSHBY MUSTANG, registration: N117RD
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 HOMEBUILT ACFT CRASHED DURING LOW ALT MANEUVERS FROM ABOUT 150 FT AGL. A WITNESS WHO HELPED BUILD THE ACFT WAS TAKING PICTURES AND RECORDING DATA OF THE FLT AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. THIS WITNESS STATED THAT THE PLT ATTEMPTED AN AILERON ROLL. THE FIRST HALF OF THE ROLL WAS NORMAL BUT WHILE THE ACFT WAS INVERTED THE NOSE DROPPED BELOW THE HORIZON. THE ACFT CONTINUED TO ROLL WHILE TURNING ABOUT 30 DEGREES TO THE RIGHT BEFORE GROUND IMPACT. THE PLT HAD ABOUT 50 HOURS IN THIS MODEL OF ACFT OF WHICH LESS THAN 20 HRS WAS AEROBATIC EXPERIENCE.

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

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AEROBATICS..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MANEUVER..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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