NTSB Identification: CHI85LA256.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30438.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 27, 1985 in KANKAKEE, IL
Aircraft: RICHARD E. ROWLAND CASSUTT III M, registration: N32RR
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ON LANDING THE HOMEBUILT TAILWHEEL ACFT, THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, STRUCK A DITCH AND FLIPPED OVER ON THE ACFT'S BACK RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE ACFT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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