NTSB Identification: FTW85FA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28021.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 10, 1985 in ARLINGTON, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49831
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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.

ACFT ON TRAFFIC PATROL WATCH WAS OBSERVED FOR SEVERAL MINUTES BEFORE CRASH AT LOW ALTITUDE DOING SLOW FLT AND FLYING ERRATIC PRIOR TO ACFT STALLING ANS SPINNING INTO APT BUILDING NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE ACFT WAS FOUND.

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

STALL/SPIN..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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