NTSB Identification: FTW84FA190.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24029.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 05, 1984 in JENNINGS, LA
Aircraft: BEECH 65, registration: N6RG
Injuries: 1 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.

A POPPING OR BACKFIRING SOUND WAS HEARD BY SEVERAL PEOPLE WHO LATER OBSERVED THE ACFT FLYING AT LOW ALTITUDE ON WHAT APPEARED TO BE A FINAL APPROACH TO RWY 13 AT JENNINGS ARPT (LOCATED ABOUT 75 MI SW OF THE DEPARTURE POINT.) NO RADIOS WERE ONBOARD THE ACFT SO NO DISTRESS CALLS WERE MADE. BECAUSE OF THE WIND THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN A DOWNWIND LANDING. THE ACFT THEN ABORTED THE APPROACH DUE TO AN ACFT LANDING FROM THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION & APPEARED TO START A LEFT TURN ONTO ABASE LEG WHEN IT STALLED, PITCHED NOSE DOWN & IMPACTED THE GROUND WITH ITS LANDING GEAR & FLAPS EXTENDED. WRECKAGE EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT ALL 3 BLADES OF THE RIGHT PROP WERE BENT SMOOTHLY & SYMMETRICALLY REARWARD. HOWEVER, NO PRE- IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE RIGHT ENG WAS FOUND. THERE WERE NO ENTRIES IN THE ACFT'S LOGBOOK FROM 7/1/78 UNTIL 4/3/84 WHEN THE ACFT WAS INSPECTED FOR THE FERRY FLT. THE PLT WAS NOT MULTI-ENG RATED & HAD NOT FLOWN THIS TYPE ACFT IN ABOUT 10 YEARS. THE PLT'S COMMERCIAL CERTIFICATE WAS REVOKED ON 11/21/81.

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:

AIRSPEED(VMC)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INADEQUATE TRANSITION/UPGRADE TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

QUALIFICATION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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