NTSB Identification: NYC87DNE01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33614.
Accident occurred Monday, December 29, 1986 in STRATFORD, CT
Aircraft: KOSCH WHITEHEAD #21, registration: N1901G
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Uninjured.

THE EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT WAS MAKING TAXI TESTS ON AN ABANDONED TAXIWAY WHEN IT BECAME AIRBORNE. A PHOTOGRAPHER RUSHED OUT FROM A MARKED SAFETY AREA DIRECTLY IN THE FLIGHT PATH OF THE AIRCRAFT AND WAS STRUCK BY THE AIRCRAFT RECEIVING A BROKEN ARM. THE AIRCRAFT RECEIVED MINOR DAMAGE, LANDING SAFELY WITH THE PILOT NOT INJURED.

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

OBJECT..OTHER PERSON

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..OTHER PERSON

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

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..OTHER PERSON

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