NTSB Identification: ATL87LA055.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33161.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 04, 1987 in GALLIPOLIS, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 414, registration: N345TR
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 FLIGHT WAS ESTABLISHED IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN WHEN THE PILOT EXPERIENCED A DUAL ENGINE FAILURE. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO RESTART THE ENGINES BUT FAILED. THE PILOT ALSO FAILED TO FEATHER THE PROPELLERS WHICH CREATED A AERODYNAMIC CONDITION WHICH ALLOWED THE AIRCRAFT TO DESCEND FASTER THAN NORMAL. THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AFTER PULLING UP TO AVOID A COLLISION WITH AN AUTOMOBILE ON THE ROAD OF INTENDED LNDG. THE WRECKAGE EXAMINATION FAILED TO DISCLOSE ANY AIRCRAFT PROBLEMS. THE EXACT REASON FOR THE DUAL ENGINE FAILURE WAS NOT DETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

PROPELLER FEATHERING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CHECKLIST..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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