NTSB Identification: FTW85LA264.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28052.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 22, 1985 in VILLE PLATTE, LA
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA, registration: N53958
Injuries: 1 Serious.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PLT HAD RENTED THE ACFT FOR A LOCAL FLT AND WAS OBSERVED BY GROUND WITNESSES TO HAVE FLOWN VERY LOW (50 FT AGL) OVER MILLER LAKE WHEN THE LEFT WING STRUCK A TREE. THE ACFT CONTINUED FOR APRX 50 FT IN A LEFT WING LOW ATTITUDE BEFORE STRIKING ANOTHER TREE, DESCENDING TO THE GROUND AND BURSTING INTO FLAMES.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
BUZZING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND
LOW PASS..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND
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