NTSB Identification: DEN85FA153.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30253.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 09, 1985 in MELSTONE, MT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300, registration: N75063
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 ACFT WAS OBSERVED IN A LEFT TURN IN A STEEP DIVE UNTIL IT PASSED OUT OF VIEW BEHIND A HILL. THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF AIRFRAME OR ENGINE MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE PIROR TO THE CRASH. MEDICAL FINDINGS REVEALED THE PLT, SOLE OCCUPANT, HAD 90 PERCENT NARROWING OF BOTH CORONARY ARTERIES AND EVIDENCE OF RECENT HEMORRAGE.

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

ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INCAPACITATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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