NTSB Identification: MKC84FU002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27382.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 28, 1984 in CARROLL, IA
Aircraft: RALLY ROTEC 2B, registration: NONE
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 ULTRALIGHT WAS SEEN MANEUVERING AT LOW ALT IN THE VICINITY OF THE ACCIDENT. THE PLT CIRCLED HIS BROTHER'S HOUSE AT LOW ALT AND THEN PULLED UP ABRUPTLY TO AVOID RISING TERRAIN. IN THE ABRUPT MANEUVER, THE PLT LOST CONTROL OF THE ULTRALIGHT AND IMPACTED THE GROUND. THE PLT SAID HE WAS TRYING TO LAND, BUT SUDDENLY SAW THE RISING TERRAIN AND PULLED UP THE RIGHT WING DROPPED AND THE ACFT NOSED DOWN INTO THE GROUND.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING

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