NTSB Identification: ATL85LA150.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27647.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 27, 1985 in BAYOU LA BATRE, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 182B, registration: N2688G
Injuries: 1 Serious,4 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.

INADVERTANT OPENING OF PARACHUTE IN AIRCRAFT DURING CLIMB TO JUMP ALTITUDE PULLED JUMPER FROM AIRCRAFT. JUMPER STRUCK RIGHT HORIZONTAL TAIL. CONTROL OF AIRCRAFT WAS LOST AND THE PILOT AND THE OTHER THREE JUMPERS EXITED THE AIRCRAFT, DEPLOYED THEIR CHUTES AND LANDED UNINJURED. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A VERTICAL OR NEAR VERTICAL DIVE.

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

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