NTSB Identification: LAX84FA469.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26848.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 05, 1984 in VALENCIA, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA T210J, registration: N2291R
Injuries: 2 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.

WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT ENTERING A SLOW ROLL MANEUVER. AS THE ACFT BECAME INVERTED, THE ROLL RATE DECREASED, THE NOSE OF THE ACFT DROPPED TOWARD THE GROUND & THE PLANE CRASHED. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND. TOXICOLOGICAL CHECKS OF THE PLT'S GASTRIC CONTENTS, KIDNEY FLUIDS & BILE SHOWED A SMALL AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL (.03%, .05% & .02%). THE AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL DUE TO PUTREFACTION WAS NOT DETERMINED. THE ACFT WAS NOT CERTIFIED FOR AEROBATICS.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AEROBATICS..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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