NTSB Identification: NYC86FNC09.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33872.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 20, 1986 in TWIN MOUNTAIN, NH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 205, registration: N27WD
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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.

DURING A 'BOMB DROP' CONTEST AT AN ORGANIZED 'FLY-IN', THE PILOT WAS MANEUVERING AT LOW AIRSPEED SO HIS PASSENGER COULD DROP A WATER-FILLED BALLOON ON A TARGET WHICH HAD BEEN PLACED ON RUNWAY 27. THE ACFT SUDDENLY BANKED TO THE RIGHT AND PITCHED DOWN STRIKING THE GROUND ON THE RIGHT EDGE OF THE RUNWAY.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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