NTSB Identification: MKC85LA034.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26121.
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 11, 1984 in ALMYRA, AR
Aircraft: CESSNA R172K, registration: N7392K
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

CROSSING OVER A ROAD THE PILOT SAW A FRIEND'S CAR AND ELECTED TO TURN AROUND AND FLY BACK OVER THE ROAD. DURING THE DESCENDING RIGHT TURN, WHILE LOOKING AT THE VEHICLE ON THE ROAD, THE ACFT FLEW INTO THE GROUND.

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

ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


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LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY..PILOT IN COMMAND


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DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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