NTSB Identification: MKC87LA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34900.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 03, 1987 in SPRINGDALE, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: RYAN ST3KR, registration: N3761Q
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 RPRTD THAT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, THE ENG LOST POWER, RECOVERED FOR A FEW SECONDS, THEN WENT TO IDLE. DRG THE FEW SECONDS THAT POWER WAS RESTORED, HE INITIATED A TURN BACK TOWARD THE RWY. THE PLT SAID THE ACFT STARTED TO SNAP ROLL TO THE LEFT & WENT TO ABOUT A 90 DEG BANK. HE RECOVERED AT ABOUT 150' AGL & KEPT THE WINGS LEVEL, BUT THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND & WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. NO REASON FOR THE POWER LOSS WAS VERIFIED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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