NTSB Identification: ATL86FKG06.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30007.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 02, 1986 in BROWNSBORO, AL
Aircraft: BUSHBY MUSTANG II, registration: N32RH
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND IN AN INVERTED ATTITUDE DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER A POWER LOSS AT 400 FT AGL DURING TAKEOFF. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO TURN AFTER THE POWER LOSS AND THEN THE WINGS LEVELED. POWER WAS HEARD TO RESUME AT ABOUT 100 FT AGL. THE ACTUAL CRASH WAS NOT OBSERVED BUT ONE PARTY WHO HAD FLOWN IN THIS AIRCRAFT THOUGHT THAT THE TORQUE, ASSUMING THAT THE THROTTLE WAS LEFT AT TAKEOFF SETTING, ROLLED THE ACFT INVERTED. DUE TO FIRE AND IMPACT DAMAGE NO POSITIVE REASON FOR THE POWER LOSS WAS DETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MANEUVER..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


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