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NTSB Identification: GAA19CA407
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 03, 2019 in Montville, ME
Aircraft: Cessna 172, registration: N1516E
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that, he had performed a practice candy drop pass over a field about 300 ft above the ground. During the climbing 30ยบ banked right turn to circle back to the field, he "neglected [the] airspeed" and the airplane aerodynamically stalled, descended striking trees, and impacted the ground inverted.