NTSB Identification: CHI85LA312B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29085.
Accident occurred Monday, July 22, 1985 in SHELBYVILLE, IL
Aircraft: HAZELRIGE VARIEZE, registration: N67EZ
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 THR ROTOR SYSTEM. THE VARIEZE FLEW A NON=STD 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:

PLANNED APPROACH..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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