NTSB Identification: MKC85LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28116.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 25, 1985 in JAMESTOWN, MO
Aircraft: EAA BIPLANE BI-PLANE, registration: N30079
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.

WHILE PRACTICING TOUCH & GO LANDINGS IN A FLD WHICH WAS PARTIALLY CLEARED, THE MAIN GEAR BECAME ENTANGLED IN WHEAT WHICH BORDERED THE EDGE OF THE CLEARED AREA. THE PLT STATED HE MISJUDGED THE DISTANCE NEEDED TO CLEAR THE OBSTACLE.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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