NTSB Identification: LAX86DVM07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31761.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 28, 1986 in HOLLISTER, CA
Aircraft: WALTER D. BURLESON KR-2, registration: N50WB
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

DURING A FIRST PROVING FLT FOR THE EXPERIMENTAL HOMEBUILT, THE PILOT SAID THE AIRCRAFT 'HIT HARD' DURING THE LANDING, BOUNCED AND CAME DOWN ON THE LEFT WING AND NOSE. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, HE HAD ACCRUED LESS THAN AN HOUR OF FLIGHT TIME IN THE ACCIDENT AIRCRAFT.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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