NTSB Identification: ATL84FLT14.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24983.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 08, 1984 in LAKE COMORANT, MS
Aircraft: Rockwell S-2R, registration: N8478V
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.

THE AIRCRAFT WAS TAKEN WITHOUT PERMISSION BY AN EMPLOYEE OF THE OWNER. THE EMPLOYEE DID NOT HOLD AN AIRMENS CERTIFICATE AND NO RECORD OF HIM EVER HAVING FLIGHT TRAINING COULD BE FOUND. THE AIRCRAFT WAS FOUND CRASHED IN A FIELD. NO EVIDENCE OF PRECRASH FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE FLIGHT CONTROLS, ENGINE, OR AIRFRAME COULD BE FOUND. NO WITNESSES TO THE CRASH WERE LOCATED.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..UNQUALIFIED PERSON


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..UNQUALIFIED PERSON


Contributing Factors

STOLEN AIRCRAFT/UNAUTHORIZED USE..UNQUALIFIED PERSON

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