NTSB Identification: MKC84FCD02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25268.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 22, 1984 in OAKLAND, IA
Aircraft: CALLAIR A-9, registration: N8287H
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 PILOT WAS PRACTICING AERIAL APPLICATION MANEUVERS USING WATER AS THE SPRAY LOAD. HE STATED THAT ABOUT HALF WAY THRU HIS TURN TO REVERSE DIRECTION, HE FELT THE A/C GIVE A VERY SLIGHT STALL WARNING. HE SAID THAT HE RELEASED SOME BACK PRESSURE AND ATTEMPTED TO ROLL OUT OF THE BANK BUT THAT IT WAS TO LATE. HE DID NOT JETTISON THE LOAD. THE ACFT HIT A TREE WITH THE LEFT WING, SPUN AROUND AND HIT THE GROUND GOING BACKWARDS.

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:

STALL/MUSH..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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