NTSB Identification: MIA84LA180.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24518.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 07, 1984 in COCOA BEACH, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N2493E
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT WAS FLYING LOW & DROPPING LEAFLETS IN THE VICINITY OF A GRADUATION CROWD AT A HIGH SCHOOL. DURING A MANEUVERING TURN, THE ACFT FELL 'FROM THE SKY' & CRASHED IN A CANAL. ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, THE ACFT WAS 'LOW & SLOW' WHEN IT STARTED TO TURN PRIOR TO CRASHING.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


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