NTSB Identification: MKC85FA105.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28101.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 19, 1985 in PINE BLUFF, AR
Aircraft: BEECH E-90, registration: N575HC
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 Uninjured.

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.

A SIMULATED ENG FAILURE WAS INITIATED BY THE CHK AIRMAN AT 200 AGL. THE PLT FOLLOWED THE EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND ADVANCED THE PWR LEVERS TO BRING PWR BACK TO THE ENGINE.THE PLT THEN NOTICED THE ENG FAILED AND HAD INSUFFICIENT ALT TO GET AN AIR RESTART. THE SUBSEQUENT DESCENT RESULTED IN CONTACT WITH TREES OFF THE END OF THE ARPT RWY. THE DESCENT WAS NOT ARRESTED AND THE ACFT STRUCK THE TERRAIN AND FLIPPED INVERTED. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT'S LEFT ENG REVEALED FOREIGN CONTAMINATION OF THE FUEL CONTROL GOVERNOR PY AIR RESTRICTOR. STATIC TESTING REVEALED SIGNIFICANT MALFUNCTIONING AT THE IDLE AND MAX GOVERNORING SPEED LIMITS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,FUEL CONTROL..DISABLED


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,FUEL CONTROL..CONTAMINATION


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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