NTSB Identification: DEN86LTM03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31541.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 16, 1986 in GRAND JUNCTION, CO
Aircraft: QUICKIE Q-2, registration: N39204
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 REPORTED THAT THE ACFT ENTERED A PORPOISE DURING LANDING. WHILE ATTEMPTING TO ADD POWER THE ENG QUIT. THE LANDING GEAR THEN BROKE OFF AND THE ACFT ENTERED A GROUND LOOP AND RAN OFF THE RWY. THE PLT NOTES THAT THE ACFT HAS A TENDENCY TO BOUNCE DURING LANDING DUE TO THE LOCATION OF THE MAIN LANDING GEAR WHICH ATTACHES AT THE ENDS OF THE CANARD. HE ALSO NOTES THAT THE THROTTLE AND MIXTURE MUST BE ADVANCED TOGETHER TO INCREASE POWER.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN KIND OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR..INADEQUATE..PRODUCTION/DESIGN PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

POWERPLANT CONTROLS..INADEQUATE..PRODUCTION/DESIGN PERSONNEL

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