NTSB Identification: CHI85FA357.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30687.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 25, 1985 in WORTHINGTON, MN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235, registration: N8571W
Injuries: 2 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 HAD PROGREESED 16 MILES ON A 95 MILE X-COUNTRY FLT WHEN IT WAS WITNESSED IN LOW FLT OVER A CORN FLD. THE ACFT WAS ABOUT 200 FT AGL WHEN IT ENTERED A DESCENDING RIGHT POWER ON TURN UNTIL GROUND IMPACT. AN AUTOPSY REPORT ON THE PLT DISCLOSED, 'ATHEROSCLEROTIC CORONARY VASCULAR DISEASE, MODERATE TO FOCALLY SEVERE' WAS PRESENT.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PASSENGER

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

INCAPACITATION(OTHER CARDIOVASCULAR)..PILOT IN COMMAND

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