NTSB Identification: CHI85LA312A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29085.
Accident occurred Monday, July 22, 1985 in SHELBYVILLE, IL
Aircraft: FRANK H MARCHETTI AVENGER GYRO PLANE, registration: N2260N
Injuries: 2 Minor,2 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.

THE GYROPLANE WAS RUNNING UP ON THE END OF THE RWY WHEN THE VARIEZE LANDED ON TOP OF HIM, STRIKING THE ROTOR SYSTEM. THE VARIEZE FLEW A NON-STID FLT PATTERN & DID NOT MAKE A RADIO CALL IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT MOVING ON GROUND


Contributing Factors

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..NOT USED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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