NTSB Identification: MIA84FU005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24191.
Accident occurred Monday, May 28, 1984 in LITHIA, FL
Aircraft: EIPPER QUICKSILVER GT, 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 CRASHED IN THE BACKYARD OF A FRIENDS HOUSE AS THE PLT CIRCLED AT LOW ALT WHILE WAVING AND SHOUTING TO BE SEEN. THE ACFT APPEARED TO WITNESSES TO STALL BEFORE FALLING ON THE RIGHT WING TO THE GROUND FROM ABOUT 50 FT AGL. THE ENGINE CONTINUED TO RUN AFTER IMPACT. NO MALFUNCTIONS OF EQUIPMENT WERE FOUND DURING THE INVESTIGATION. THE TOXICOLOGY REPORT SHOWED A BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL OF .084 PERCENT FOR THE PLT. AT TAMPA, FL, THE 1550 EDT WIND WAS BLOWING FROM 140 DEG AT 13 GUSTING 19 KTS.

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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LOW PASS..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IMPAIRMENT(ALCOHOL)..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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