NTSB Identification: FTW85FA335.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30375.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 28, 1985 in ADA, OK
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN BRITISH HARVARD MKII, registration: N711XX
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.

TWO FULLY QUALIFIED SINGLE ENGINE PLTS WERE IN THE ACFT AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDNET. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED MAKING LOW PASSES NEAR THE AIRPORT AFTER TAKEOFF. ONE PLT'S MOTHER LIVED NEAR THE ACCIDENT SITE. THE ACFT WAS IN A STEEP BANKED RIGHT TURN WHEN THE RIGHT WING TIP IMPACTED THE SURFACE FOLLOWED BY THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTING THE SURFACE WITH THE WRECKAGE CONTINUING THRU WIRES, FENCE AND THE PIPE STORAGE RACKS. THE IMPACT DEMOLISHED THE AIRCRAFT AND FATALLY INJURED THE PLTS. IT COULD NOT BE DETERMINED WHICH OF THE PLTS WAS FLYING THE ACFT AT THE TIME OF IMPACT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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