NTSB Identification: DEN84FA202.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26419.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 30, 1984 in ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Aircraft: BEECH 35, registration: N3267V
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.

ACCORDING TO ARPT PERSONNEL THE PLT WAS KNOWN TO PERFORM MAINTENANCE ON HIS ACFT. THE PLT WAS NOT A LICENSED A&P. ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, THE ACFT TOOKOFF AND CLIMBED TO APRX 200 TO 250 FT AND THE ENG QUIT. THE ACFT CLIMBED 'A LITTLE MORE', THEN MADE A LEFT BANK TURN OF APRX 60 TO 70 DEGREES. ONE WITNESS STATED, 'I SAW THE AIRPLANE STALL AND DIVE NOSE DOWN. THE LEFT WING WAS LOW AND THE TRACK APPEARED LIKE A STEEP FORWARD SIDE SLIP.' POST CRASH EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THE DRIVE SHAFT PIN IN THE FUEL PUMP WAS WORN TO THE POINT THAT MARGINAL ENGAGEMENT COULD HAVE BEEN EXPECTED RESULTING IN A LOSS OF FUEL PUMP DRIVE.

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM,PUMP..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

AIRSPEED..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


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE..PERFORMED..UNQUALIFIED PERSON


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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