NTSB Identification: MKC88LA083.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36695.
Accident occurred Monday, May 02, 1988 in CREVE COEUR, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: HYDE QUICKEE, registration: N263Q
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT, FLYING THE UNFAMILIAR HOMEBUILT CANARD TYPE ACFT FOR THE FIRST TIME, SAID SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF THE ACFT BEGAN TO BUFFET AND SINK. THE ACFT THEN ENTERED A STEEP BANK AND CONTINUED SINKING UNTIL IT STRUCK THE TERRAIN. CORRECTIVE ATTEMPTS BY THE PLT TO REGAIN CONTROL WERE UNSUCCESSFUL.

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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