NTSB Identification: CHI84LA385.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26222.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 08, 1984 in OAK HARBOR, OH
Aircraft: PITTS S-2A, registration: N899
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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

WITNESS STATED PLT WAS PERFORMING AEROBATIC MANEUVERS. AT THE TOP OF A LOOP (APRX 3000 FT AGL) THE ACFT REMAINED INVERTED, PWR WAS REDUCED AND AN INVERTED SPIN WAS ENTERED. THE ACFT REMAINED IN THE INVERTED SPIN TO WATER IMPACT. THE PLT DOES NOT RECALL THE ACCIDENT FLT, BUT STATED HE HAD BEEN HAVING PROBLEMS WITH G-LOADS AND LOW BLOOD PRESSURE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AEROBATICS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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