NTSB Identification: FTW84LA255.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25652.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 29, 1984 in GOLDSBY, OK
Aircraft: AMERICAN AEROLIGHTS EAGLE 2, registration: N951AA
Injuries: 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 PLT OF THE 2 PLACE ULTRALIGHT, N951AA, & THE PLT OF ANOTHER ULTRALIGHT WERE EN ROUTE FROM TUTTLE TO GOLDSPY, OK. WHILE FLYING LOW OVER A WHEAT FILFED, THE PLT OF THE OTHER ULTRALIGHT INADVERTENTLY FLEW INTO THE CROP. THE PLT OF N951AA WITNESSED THE OCCURRENCE, BUT WAS UNABLE TO DETERMINE THE CONDITION OF THE DOWNED PLT FROM THE AIR. HE ELECTED TO LAND IN THE WHEAT FIELD. WHILE FLARING AT ABOUT 30 MPH, THE MAIN GEAR CAME IN CONTACT WITH THE 4 FT TALL CROP CAUSING THE ACFT TO NOSE DOWN INTO THE FIELD. AS A RESULT OF THE IMPACT, THE LANDING GEAR & STRUCTURAL TUBING NEAR THE CANARD WERE DAMAGED.

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP


Contributing Factors

SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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