NTSB Identification: MIA86FA097.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30837.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 15, 1986 in MULBERRY, FL
Aircraft: MCFARLAND QUICKIE 2, registration: N335RM
Injuries: 2 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.
WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE ACFT WAS FLYING AT A LOWER THAN NORMAL ALTITUDE AND AT FULL THROTTLE WHEN SOMETHING BROKE OFF THE ACFT. THE ACFT THEN ROLLED TO THE RIGHT, WENT ALMOST STRAIGHT UP AND SPIRALED DOWN STRIKING THE GROUND INVERTED. POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE RIGHT AILERON SEPARATED FROM THE ACFT AFTER THE RIGHT WING FAILED APRX 6 INCHES OUTBOARD OF THE FUSELAGE AND FOLDED UPWARD CAUSING THE COMPLETE LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE ACFT. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE WING WAS NOT PROPERLY REPAIRED AFTER IT WAS DAMAGED DURING A PREVIOUS ACCIDENT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:WING..FAILURE,TOTAL
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:MAINTENANCE,MAJOR REPAIR..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL
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