NTSB Identification: LAX85LVM04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29769.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 13, 1985 in GILROY, CA
Aircraft: LARRY ROBBINS BAKENG DUCE, registration: N3957D
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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 ACFT CRASHED AFTER CIRCLING A GROUND FIRE AT ABOUT 500 FT AGL. THE PLT SAID THAT SHE WAS WATCHING THE GRND FIRE WHEN SUDDENLY THE ACFT DROPPED TO THE LEFT. SHE ADDED POWER AND APPLIED OPPOSITE RUDDER BUT THE ACFT DID NOT RECOVER. SHE DOES NOT REMEMBER DETAILS OF THE ACCIDENT. THE ACFT CAME TO REST IN AN APRICOT ORCHARD.

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

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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