NTSB Identification: CHI83FA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23764.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 12, 1983 in REEDSBURG, WI
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7KCAB, registration: N5277X
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.

THE ACFT IMPACTED A QUONSET-TYPE BLDG WHILE APPARENTLY ON AN UNUSUAL TYPE APPROACH FOR LANDING. ONE WITNESS OBSERVED THEACFT MAKE A LOW SOUTH TO NORTH PASS OVER THE RWY & THEN PULL UP INTO A LOOP THAT CULMINATED IN THE QUONSET IMPACT. ANOTHER WITNESS OBSERVED THE ACFT FLYING SOUTH TO NORTH AT AN ESTIMATED 100-150 FT. HE SAW THE ACFT DO A HALF ROLL & THEN START A STEEP DESCENT TOWARD THE GROUND. AT 1030, IT WAS REPORTED THAT A HIGH WING, FIXED GEAR ACFT, YELLOW & WHITEIN COLOR, SIMILAR TO THE CONFIGURATION & COLOR OF N5277X, WAS MAKING LOW PASSES OVER SOME ICE FISHERMEN ON A LAKE.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AEROBATICS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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