NTSB Identification: NYC84LA222.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25723.
Accident occurred Monday, June 25, 1984 in EGG HARBOR TOWN, NJ
Aircraft: Champion 7KCAB, registration: N8888N
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT AT 350 TO 400 FT AGL AND APRX 85 KTS THE ACFT ABRUPTLY PITCHED NOSE DOWN. RECOVERY WAS ATTEMPTED BUT, THE PILOT RELATED, THE FLT CONTROLS WERE JAMMED. IMPACT OCCURRED IN 30 FT DEEP WATER ABOUT 45 DEGREES NOSE DOWN. DURING RECOVERY THE WRECKAGE WAS TOWED UNDERWATER ABOUT 5 MILES RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT ADDITIONAL DAMAGE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


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