NTSB Identification: ATL87LA151.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33395.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 27, 1987 in WINDER, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: BEECH A36-TC, registration: N18HB
Injuries: 2 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.

THE PLT REPORTED EXPERIENCING A COMPLETE ELECTRICAL FAILURE SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. ALL SYSTEMS WERE SHUT DOWN AND THE PLT DECLARED AN EMERGENCY. THE FLIGHT DESCENDED TO VISUAL CONDITIONS FOR A LANDING AT WINDER. THE PLT SHUT DOWN THE ENGINE AND ATTEMPTED A NO POWER LANDING. THE ACFT STALLED ABOUT 15 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. THE INVESTIGATION DISCLOSED THAT AN ALTERNATOR BRUSH WAS DISLODGED FROM IT'S NORMALLY INSTALLED POSITION. THE ENGINE OPERATED NORMALLY. THE ELECTRICAL FAILURE DID NOT NECESSITATE STALLING THE ACFT 20 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ALTERNATOR..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

POWERPLANT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,MAJOR REPAIR..IMPROPER..MANUFACTURER

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