NTSB Identification: MIA88FA107.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37390.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 16, 1988 in DUNEDIN, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: BEECH 58P, registration: N444MB
Injuries: 2 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.

FLT WAS BEING VECTORED FOR PRACTICE ILS APPROACH IN VFR CONDITIONS WHILE THE PLT-IN-COMMAND WAS RECEIVING A BIENNIAL FLT REVIEW. RADAR DATA SHOWED THE ACFT CONSTANTLY VEERING TO THE LEFT OFF ASSIGNED HEADING AND WITNESSES REPORTED ONLY HEARING ONE ENGINE RUNNING. THE ACFT'S SPEED SLOWED TO APPROXIMATELY 87 KNOTS AS SEEN ON RADAR AS THE ACFT WAS IN A LEFT BANK. THE ACFT'S RIGHT WING DROPPED AND THE ACFT ROLLED UPSIDE DOWN TO THE RIGHT AND ENTERED A SPIN CRASHING INTO THE YARD OF A HOUSE. WITNESSES HEARD THE ENGINES GO TO FULL POWER AS THE ACFT ENTERED A SPIN.

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

AIRSPEED(VMC)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..CHECK PILOT


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..CHECK PILOT

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