NTSB Identification: CHI85FEV01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29704.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 30, 1985 in PAXTON, IL
Aircraft: LARRY SCHINDLER MIDGET MUSTANG-1, registration: N28LS
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT PITCHED UP AT ABOUT 100 FT AGL AFTER TAKEOFF. AFTER A RT & LEFT TURN THE ACFT PITCHED DOWN AND STRUCK THE GROUND LEFT WING DOWN AT ABOUT A 30 DEGREE ANGLE. NO EVIDENCE WAS FOUND TO INDICATE A FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE ACFT OR COMPONENTS. PRESCRIPTION DRUGS WERE FOUND TO HAVE BEEN PRESCRIBED FOR THE PLT WHICH SHOULD HAVE SUSPENDED AIR FLYING DURING THE PERIOD OF TAKING THE MEDICATION.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MANEUVER..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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