NTSB Identification: FTW88LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36731.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 22, 1988 in BLANCHARD, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: BEECH B-24R, registration: N9162S
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACCORDING TO THE PRIVATE PILOT IN THE LEFT FRONT SEAT, THIS WAS A TRAINING FLIGHT SET UP BY THE COMMERCIAL PILOT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR IN ONE OF THE REAR SEATS. THE PRIVATE PILOT IN THE LEFT FRONT SEAT WAS TO PRACTICE FOR HIS COMMERCIAL FLIGHT TEST AND THE COMMERCIAL PILOT IN THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT WAS THERE TO STUDY FOR A FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR FLIGHT TEST. THE CFI IN ONE OF THE REAR SEATS STATED HE WAS INVITED TO GO ALONG AS A PASSENGER. THE LEFT SEAT PILOT STARTED A SPIRAL AT 4500 FT MSL AND THE AIRPLANE DESCENDED TO THE GROUND. THIS WAS A SIMULATED FORCED LANDING. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH AN OIL WELL WELL-HEAD BEFORE IT STOPPED.

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

LEVEL OFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..POLE


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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