NTSB Identification: SEA87FA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33979.
Accident occurred Friday, June 26, 1987 in SPOKANE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: BEECH 77, registration: N37292
Injuries: 2 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.

ON TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT CLIMBED TO 50-75 FT AGL, DESCENDED IN A LANDING ATTITUDE, TOUCHED DOWN ON THE RUNWAY NEAR THE DEPARTURE END AND TOOK OFF AGAIN. WHEN APPROACHING HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY, THE AIRCRAFT ENTERED A STEEP CLIMB, ROLLED RIGHT INTO AN INVERTED POSITION AND DESCENDED IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE UNTIL IMPACT WITH THE GROUND. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT AND ITS ENGINE DID NOT REVEAL ANYTHING THAT WOULD HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

MANEUVER..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)

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