NTSB Identification: LAX83FJA01
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 03, 1982 in WAIMANALO, HI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1983
Aircraft: BEECH C-45G, registration: N215H
Injuries: 3 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 PURPOSE OF THE FLT WAS TO BE A REINDOCTRINATION/TRAINING FLT FOR THE SECOND-IN-COMMAND. WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT OFF SHORE FLYING PARALLEL TO THE CLIFFS APPROXIMATELY 500 FT OVER THE WATER. THE ACFT BANKED LEFT THEN RIGHT TO A 90 DEG RIGHT WING LOW ATTITUDE WING-OVER TYPE MANEUVER & DESCEND INTO THE OCEAN. THE ACFT WAS NOT RECOVERED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND
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