NTSB Identification: NYC83FFA02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22626.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 14, 1983 in SO. FALLSBURGH, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N704AL
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 ACFT WAS OBSERVED PERFORMING LOW LEVEL STEEP TURNS, CLIMBS & DIVES OVER A HOTEL. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE TOPS OF TREES, NOSED OVER & CRASHED. THE STUDENT PLT RESIDES AT, & IS EMPLOYED BY, THE HOTEL.

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:

BUZZING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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