NTSB Identification: ATL83FA013
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 20, 1982 in LEXINGTON, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/20/1983
Aircraft: BEECH B-23, registration: N9143T
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.

THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN A CORN FIELD SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. THE AIRCRAFT WAS OWNED BY THE PILOT WHO WAS FATALLY INJURED IN THE ACCIDENT. THE WEATHER WAS VMC AND NO SYSTEM MALFUNCTION COULD BE FOUND. THE AIRCRAFT WAS SEEN FLYING AT LOW ALTITUDE PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP

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