NTSB Identification: CHI86FEI01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31100.
Accident occurred Monday, December 30, 1985 in PERRY, OH
Aircraft: MONNET MONI, registration: N685TC
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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.

AFTER INITIATING A 180 DEG TURN, THE PLT HEARD A 'THUMP' AND NOTED A LOW VIBRATION. THE ACFT THEN PITCHED DOWN ABRUPTLY AND ENTERED AN INVERTED SPIN TO GROUND CONTACT. THE PLT STATED AN IN FLIGHT STRUCTURAL FAILURE OF THE TAIL SECTION HAD OCCURRED WHICH RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF CONTROL.

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

FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES/ATTACHMENTS..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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