NTSB Identification: LAX86FA077.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30228.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 29, 1985 in HYDER, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N4592Y
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.
WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT DEPART THE RANCH AIRSTRIP, LEVEL OFF AT ABOUT 200 FT AGL & MAKE A TURN BACK OVER THE RANCH HOUSE. THE ACFT OCCUPANTS WERE SEEN TO WAVE TO THE PEOPLE ON THE GROUND AS THE ACFT BEGAN AN ABRUPT CLIMBING TURN. THE WITNESSES THEN SAW THE ACFT FALL OFF AND IMPACT ON THE RIGHT WING TIP IN A FIELD. NO PREIMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR FAILURES WERE IDENTIFIED DURING THE INVESTIGATION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND
IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND
OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY..PILOT IN COMMAND
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