NTSB Identification: LAX85LA294.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29480.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 25, 1985 in RIO LINDA, CA
Aircraft: LESLIE J. ROYAL VARI- EZE, registration: N84JR
Injuries: 1 Serious.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
AS THE ACFT BEGAN ITS' CLIMB, AFTER TAKEOFF, THE CANOPY PARTIALLY OPENED. THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AS HE ATTEMPTED TO RELATCH THE CANOPY. THE ACFT TURNED OFF ITS PREVIOUS FLIGHT PATH AND COLLIDED WITH A PARKED ACFT AND TRUCK.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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