NTSB Identification: LAX82FUM09
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, July 03, 1982 in FALLBROOK, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1983
Aircraft: PITTS S1-S, registration: N6HA
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.
WITNESS STATEMENTS VARIED WIDELY IN THE DESCRIPTION OF THE ACCIDENT. ONE WITNESS STATED THE ACFT APPEARED TO DO A FAST & TIGHT BARRELL ROLL AFTER REACHING APPROXIMATELY 50-70 FT AGL. ANOTHER WITNESS OBSERVED THE ACFT TAKE OFF AT AN UNUSUALLY HIGH ANGLE, THEN SEEMED TO GO VERY ERRATIC. ANOTHER WITNESS STATED THE ACFT MADE A NORMAL TAKEOFF TO APPROXIMATELY 200 FT AGL, THEN PITCHED DOWN ABRUPTLY TO THE RIGHT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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