NTSB Identification: FTW88FA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36241.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 28, 1987 in COMMERCE, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55, registration: N5934S
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.

THE PURPOSE OF THE FLIGHT WAS TO SATISFY AN INSURANCE REQUIREMENT THAT THE OWNER RECEIVE 10 HOURS OF DUAL INSTRUCTION IN THIS AIRCRAFT. THE DUAL CONTROLS HAD BEEN REMOVED AND THE SINGLE CONTROL WAS ON THE LEFT SIDE. THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED IN A CLOCKWISE FLAT SPIN UP TO IMPACT. THE LANDING GEAR WAS DOWN AS WERE THE FLAPS. THE LEFT ENGINE WAS AT FULL POWER WHILE THE RIGHT THROTTLE WAS IN THE IDLE POSITION AND THE PROPELLER CONTROL WAS IN THE FEATHER POSITION. THE PROPELLER WAS AGAINST THE START LOCK PINS. NO MALFUNCTIONS WERE FOUND. THE CFI, WHO WAS IN THE RIGHT SEAT, HAD .5 HRS OF FLT TIME IN BEECH 95-B55'S. FAR'S PROHIBIT THE CFI FROM ACTING AS THE PIC IN MULTIENGINE ACFT WITHOUT DUAL CONTROLS INSTALLED.

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

AIRSPEED(VMC)..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

LOWERING OF FLAPS..INTENTIONAL..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED..INTENTIONAL..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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