NTSB Identification: MKC84FU003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26754.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 05, 1984 in MILLARD, NE
Aircraft: AMERICAN AEROLIGHTS EAGLE XL, 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 PLT OF THE ULTRALIGHT VEHICLE WAS FLYING AS #2 IN A FLT OF 2. THE PLT OF THE LEAD ACFT STATED THAT THEY OBSERVED RAIN SHOWERS SOUTH OF MILLARD & ELECTED TO RETURN TO THE ARPT AHEAD OF THE PRECIPITATION. AFTER ARRIVING, THEY LANDED ON A 40 FT WIDE TAXIWAY BESIDE RWY 12. THERE WERE HANGAR STRUCTURES APRX 100 FT TO THE RIGHT OF THE TAXIWAY. THE LEAD PLT SAID THAT HE ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE ON SHORT FINAL APCH & DURING THE FLARE. THE # 2 PLT LANDED IN TRAIL. DURING #2'S LANDING, THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED THE TAXIWAY, THEN THE VEHICLE TURNED RIGHT TO APRX 200 DEG. THE #2 PLT INITIATED A GO-AROUND, BUT THE VEHICLE COLLIDED WITH A HANGAR AT AN ELEVATION OF ABOUT 10 FT AGL.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND
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