NTSB Identification: MKC84FA285.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25912.
Accident occurred Friday, September 28, 1984 in WILMOT, AR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108, registration: N4722Z
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 STATED, ACFT WAS SEEN CIRCLING OVER FARMLAND AND DURING THE THIRD CIRCLE IT DESCENDED TOWARD A BRICK HOUSE. THE ACFT WAS SEEN TO PULL-UP AT WHICH TIME IT CONTACTED THE TOP OF A SYCAMORE TREE IN A LEFT BANK. THE ACFT CONTINUED AN ADDITIONAL 230 FT STRIKING SEVERAL MORE TREES ALONG ITS PATH. THE ACFT THEN CONTACTED THE GROUND IN A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE OF APRX 60 DEG.

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

PULL-UP..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



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