NTSB Identification: ATL87FA135.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33936.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 09, 1987 in AVON, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: BEECH 35, registration: N2988V
Injuries: 3 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.

ACFT WAS SEEN HEADING EAST ON A DOWNWIND FOR THE PRIVATE AIRSTRIP WHERE IT WAS BASED. IT WAS TURNED ONTO THE BASE LEG AND AS A TURN WAS BEGUN FOR THE FINAL APPROACH COURSE FOR RWY 27 IT STALLED, SPUN, AND COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND. THE ACFT WRECKAGE WAS FOUND EAST OF THE RWY APPROACH THRESHOLD AND ABOUT 300 FEET TO THE RIGHT OF THE EXTENDED CENTERLINE OF RWY 27. WEST HALF OF THE RWY EDGE LIGHTS WERE OUT OF SERVICE WHICH MAY HAVE REDUCED THE RWY LINE UP CUES FOR THE PIC.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY EDGE LIGHTS..INOPERATIVE

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