NTSB Identification: NYC83FNC04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20949.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 01, 1983 in MILAN, NH
Aircraft: MCDONALD STEEN SKYBOLT, registration: N98JP
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 PURPOSE OF THE FLT WAS PREPARATION OF AN ACT FOR SOME PLANNED AIR SHOWS. THE PILOT MANEUVERED THE ACFT INTO AN INVERTED SPIN AT AN ALT OF 2000 AGL. AFTER 3 REVOLUTIONS OF THE SPIN HE WAS UNABLE TO RECOVER AND THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND INVERTED.

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

ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AEROBATICS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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