NTSB Identification: ATL84FU004.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31597.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 26, 1984 in BLICHTON, GA
Aircraft: ULTRAFLIGHT LAZAIR II, registration: NONE
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 ULTRALIGHT WAS LOW AND FLAT DURING AN APPROACH TO LAND. THE ACFT WAS ALIGNED WITH A TREE, AND ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, THERE WAS NO EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID THE OBSTRUCTION. THE VEHICLE COLLIDED WITH THE TREE ABOUT 40 FT ALG AND FELL TO THE GROUND. NO EVIDENCE OF ANY MALFUNCTIONS OF EQUIPMENT WAS FOUND.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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