NTSB Identification: MKC83FA128.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23012.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 12, 1983 in KNOXVILLE, IA
Aircraft: BEECH J35, registration: N3054C
Injuries: 4 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 ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO LIFT OFF THE RWY AFT ABT A 900 FT GROUND ROLL. THE LNDG GEAR BEGAN TO RETRACT AS IT LIFTED OFF, AND IT BEGAN AN IMMEDIATE LEFT TURN OVERFLYING THE AIRPORT HANGARS. IT WAS FURTHER OBSERVED WITH THE WINGS ALIGNED WITH THE GROUND IN A 90 DEGREE LEFT TURN BFR ENTERING A RIGHT-HAND SPIN INTO THE GROUND.

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/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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