NTSB Identification: LAX86FVA01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30516.
Accident occurred Friday, December 13, 1985 in OAKDALE, CA
Aircraft: ROBERT D. CAMPBELL KR-1, registration: N12YC
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.

THE ACFT CRASHED IN A COW PASTURE IN VMC WX. THE ACFT LEFT WING STRUCK THE GROUND IN A STEEP ANGLE OF BANK AND THE ACFT NOSED IN THROWING THE ENG 450 FT FARTHER ACROSS THE FIELD. THE CANOPY & CANOPY LATCH WERE FOUND PRIOR TO THE IMPACT POINT OF THE LEFT WING. THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED EXCEPT THE TAIL SECTION WHICH WAS FOUND RELATIVELY INT ACT ABOUT 200 FT FROM INITIAL IMPACT POINT. WITNESSES HAD SEEN THIS ACFT PERFORM LOW PASSES AT THE OAKDALE ARPT. THE PLT HAD ASK HIS INSTUCTOR ABOUT PERFORMING AERO BATIC FLT AND HAD MADE A STATEMENT THAT THE ACFT WAS STRESSED FOR ACROBATICS. ACCORDING TO THE ACFT OPERATING LIMITITATIONS IMPOSED BY FAA THE ACFT WAS PROHIBITED FROM ACROBATICS.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AEROBATICS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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