NTSB Identification: NYC84FA118.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24746.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 25, 1984 in E. HANOVER, NJ
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB, registration: N11678
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 WAS OBSERVED AS IT MADE A LOW PASS OVER THE END OF THE RWY, THEN PULL UP IN A ROLL AND/OR VERTICAL MANEUVER. ONE WITNESS SAID THAT ON THE DOWNWARD SIDE OF THE MANEUVER, THE ACFT APPEARED TO STALL OR SHUDDER. BEFORE RECOVERING, THE ACFT IMPACTED IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. THE ENG SOUNDS INDICATED THAT THE ENG WAS PRODUCING FULL POWER. THE PLT WAS ALSO OBSERVED TO DO A ROLL IMMEDIATELY AFTER TAKING OFF ON THE SAME FLT.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

AEROBATICS..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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