Accident Beechcraft 58P Baron N444MB, Tuesday 16 February 1988
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Date:Tuesday 16 February 1988
Time:19:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic B58T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft 58P Baron
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N444MB
MSN: TJ-164
Year of manufacture:1978
Total airframe hrs:2101 hours
Engine model:CONTINENTAL TSIO-520-L
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Dunedin, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Clearwater, FL (PIE)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
FLT WAS BEING VECTORED FOR PRACTICE ILS APPROACH IN VFR CONDITIONS WHILE THE PLT-IN-COMMAND WAS RECEIVING A BIENNIAL FLT REVIEW. RADAR DATA SHOWED THE ACFT CONSTANTLY VEERING TO THE LEFT OFF ASSIGNED HEADING AND WITNESSES REPORTED ONLY HEARING ONE ENGINE RUNNING. THE ACFT'S SPEED SLOWED TO APPROXIMATELY 87 KNOTS AS SEEN ON RADAR AS THE ACFT WAS IN A LEFT BANK. THE ACFT'S RIGHT WING DROPPED AND THE ACFT ROLLED UPSIDE DOWN TO THE RIGHT AND ENTERED A SPIN CRASHING INTO THE YARD OF A HOUSE. WITNESSES HEARD THE ENGINES GO TO FULL POWER AS THE ACFT ENTERED A SPIN. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X25110

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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