NTSB Identification: CHI82FA127
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, April 18, 1982 in MIDDLEFIELD, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/18/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 411, registration: N3228R
Injuries: 5 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 PURPOSE OF THE FLT WAS TO PREPARE FOR A FAA PART 135 AIR TAXI CHECK RIDE WHICH WAS SCHEDULED LATER THAT WEEK. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED DURING THE APPROACH WITH ONE ENG SHUT DOWN. DURING THE TURN TO FINAL THE ACFT CRASHED 1/2 MI FROM RWY 28.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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