NTSB Identification: ATL87DEI13.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34856.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 10, 1987 in SALEM, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: BUSHBY MUSTANG II, registration: N80ET
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

A COML PLT (PIC IN THE LEFT SEAT) WAS PROVIDING A FAMILIARIZATION FLT FOR A PVT PLT (COPLT IN THE RGT SEAT). THE PIC ALLOWED THE RGT SEAT PLT TO MAKE THE TAKEOFF. THE PIC RPRTD THAT AFTER THE ACFT LIFTED OFF & CLIMBED ABOUT 5 TO 10 FT, THE RGT WING DIPPED & THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RGT. THE ACFT CONTACTED THE GROUND ON THE RGT SIDE OF THE RWY, BECAME AIRBORNE AGAIN, THEN TOUCHED DOWN AGAIN. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT HIT UNEVEN TERRAIN & TREES AND WAS EXTENSIVELY DAMAGED.

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

AIRCRAFT CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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