NTSB Identification: FTW85FA041.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26744.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 11, 1984 in FAIRVIEW, OK
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN SNJ-5, registration: N91047
Injuries: 1 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.
THE ACFT WAS ENGAGED IN PERFORMING AT AN AIR SHOW WHEN RECOVERY FROM A LEFT AILERON ROLL AT APRX 300 FT AGL WAS COMPLETED TO AN UPRIGHT ATTITUDE, HOWEVER, THE ACFT NOSE DROPPED AND THE ACFT TURNED 45 DEGREES TO THE RIGHT OF THE RWY HEADING. IT THEN IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A SHALLOW DIVE WITH THE RT WING LOW. THE ACFT BOUNCED AND SLID ALONG FOR 345 FT BEFORE STOPPING IN A PLOWED FIELD. A FABRIC BAG CONTAINING A FLT HELMET, FLASHLIGHT, GLOVES, SCARF, AND OTHER CLOTH AND PAPER ITEMS AND A TAPE PLAYER. THIS BAG WAS FOUND LYING LOOSE IN THE FRONT SEAT. THE PLT TOLD THE AIR SHOW ANNOUNCER THE HE (THE PLT) WOULD BE COORDINATING HIS FLT TO THE SYCHRONIZED MUSIC. THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME THIS HAD BEEN DONE ACCORDING TO THE NARRATOR.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES/ATTACHMENTS..MOVEMENT RESTRICTED
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