NTSB Identification: MKC85LA157.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28374.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 13, 1985 in EARLE, AR
Aircraft: BOEING A75N1, registration: N1391M
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 REPORTS THAT THE PROPELLER RAN AWAY WHEN THE ACFT WAS AT 75 FT AGL ON FINAL APCH FOR LANDING AT A PVT AIRSTRIP. THE PLT SAID HE WAS TO LOW TO CORRECT THE PROPELLER MALFUNCTION AND WAS FORCED TO LAND IN A BEAN FIELD ADJACENT TO THE STRIP. AN FAA INSPECTOR EXAMINED THE PROPELLER AFTER THE ACDT AND OBSERVED DAMAGE TO THE LOW PITCH STOPS; HOWEVER THE INSPECTOR COULD NOT DETERMINE WHAT DAMAGE OCCURRED BEFORE THE ACDT AND WHAT DAMAGE OCCURRED DURING THE ACDT.

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES..OVERSPEED

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

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP

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