NTSB Identification: LAX91LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44375.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 28, 1991 in SUPERIOR, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/15/1992
Aircraft: BEECH V-35-A, registration: N9462S
Injuries: 1 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE CERTIFICATED COMMERCIAL PILOT/OWNER STATED THAT HE WAS FLYING BENEATH AND CLEAR OF THE CLOUDS WITH ONLY LIGHT CHOP AND WELL CLEAR OF THE TERRAIN. HIS NEXT RECOLLECTION WAS LYING ON THE GROUND NEXT TO WHAT REMAINED OF THE ENGINE AND PROPELLER. HE SAID HE DID NOT REMEMBER HEAT FROM THE AIRPLANE, THOUGH THE FUSELAGE HAD BURNED. HE SAID THERE WAS A SWATH OF VEGETATION APPROXIMATELY 100 YARDS LONG BY THE AIRCRAFT WING SPAN WIDE MOWED UP THE HILL TO WHERE THE AIRCRAFT STOPPED. MOUNTAIN OBSCUREMENT WAS FORECAST OVER A WIDE AREA AROUND THE ACCIDENT SITE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: VISUAL FLIGHT INTO INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS.
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