NTSB Identification: CHI86FEX02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31969.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 08, 1985 in EVANSVILLE, IN
Aircraft: HODSON MIDGET MUSTANG, registration: N7C
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 PLT PERFORMING AEROBATICS AND FLYING LOW IN AN AREA NEAR HIS PARENT'S HOME. THE ACFT WAS THEN SEEN TO ENTER A STEEP RIGHT BANK DURING WHICH, WITNESSES STATED, THE ENG SPUTTERED AND QUIT. THE ACFT THEN PITCHED DOWN AND IMPACTED THE TERRAIN AT A HIGH SPEED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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