NTSB Identification: NYC84FA090.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26551.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 22, 1984 in BEVERLY, MA
Aircraft: BEECH 76, registration: N60132
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

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 COMMERCIALLY RATED PLT (STUDENT) WAS RECEIVING MULTI-ENG TRAINING FROM AN INSTRUCTOR PLT (CFI). THE STUDENT STATED THAT ON FINAL APCH TO LANDING, HE NOTICED THE AIRSPEED WAS SLOW WHEN THE CFI SHUT DOWN THE RIGHT ENG BY USING THE MIXTURE CONTROL. THE ACFT THEN ENTERED A STALL & SUBSEQUENTLY IMPACTED NOSE LOW IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA. THE STUDENT WAS WEARING HIS SHOULDER HARNESS & SURVIVED THE ACCIDENT WITH EXTENSIVE LACERATIONS & A BROKEN NOSE. THE CFI WAS NOT WEARING HIS SHOULDER HARNESS; HE SUFFERED MULTIPLE HEAD WOULDS & DIED ABOUT 2 HRS LATER. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION.

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

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

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)



Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

Index for Feb1984 | Index of months