NTSB Identification: MIA87LA113.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33016.
Accident occurred Monday, March 16, 1987 in ESCATAWPA, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: KENNY DEWARD B-8M, registration: N1389X
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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

WHILE PRACTICING POWER OFF LANDINGS DOWNWIND THE FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED A GUST AT WHICH TIME THE PILOT LOST CONTROL. THE AIRCRAFT DESCENDED RAPIDLY STRIKING THE GROUND AND THEN CARTWHEELING.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..REDUCED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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