NTSB Identification: ATL86FMG10.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31220.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 04, 1986 in CLINTON, NC
Aircraft: QUICKIE Q2, registration: N206JB
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 ACFT WAS DESTROYED DURING A FORCED LNDG AFTER A POWER LOSS DURING TAKEOFF CLIMB. THE PLTS SON WITNESSED THE TAKEOFF & SAW THE ACFT DESCEND BELOW TREES NORTH OF THE ARPT. HE SAID THAT THE ENG SOUNDED OUT OF TIME. DURING A POST ACC ENG INSPECTION THE MAGNETO WAS FOUND LOOSE IN ITS MOUNT. THE LUGS WERE MADE OF ALUMINUM WHICH ALLOWED THE MAGNETO TO WORK LOOSE TO AN ESTIMATED 29 DEGREES OUT OF TIME. THIS WAS A HOMEBUILT ACFT RECENTLY CERTIFIED IN THE EXPERIMENTAL CATEGORY FOR FLT TEST IN A FLT TEST AREA. THE PLT SAID THAT THE ACFT STARTED BACKFIRING AT APRX 25 FT AGL AND COULD NOT SUSTAIN FLT. HE LANDED IN A SOYBEAN FIELD OFF THE ARPT.

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..IMPROPER

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

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..LOOSE

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

CLIMB..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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