NTSB Identification: NYC85FA219.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28861.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 25, 1985 in LEWISTON, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N18717
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.

WITNESSES REPORTED SEEING THE ACFT CIRCLING AT LOW ALTITUDES UP TO 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. ONE WITNESS STATED THE PLT APPEARED TO BE PERFORMING POWER STALLS AT AN ALT OF APRX 500 FT AGL. THE ACFT THEN ENTERED A SPIN AND DESCENDED TO GROUND IMPACT. NO EVIDENCE OF AN ACFT MALFUNCTION WAS DISCLOSED DURING THE POST ACCIDENT ACFT EXAMINATION.

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

ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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