NTSB Identification: ATL84LA197.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26766.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 10, 1984 in STOCKBRIDGE, GA
Aircraft: ROTEC RALLY 3, registration: N4645Y
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 ULTRALIGHT VEHICLE LOST POWER AT ABOUT 250 FT AGL, SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. THE PLT CHOSE A FIELD FOR AN EMERGENCY LANDING. HOWEVER, WHILE AVOIDING THE TOPS OF TREES, THE ULTRALIGHT LOST AIRSPEED. SUBSEQUENTLY, THERE WAS INSUFFICIENT AIRSPEED TO FLARE PROPERLY. DURING TOUCHDOWN IN TALL GRASS, THE VEHICLE NOSED OVER.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..OVERTEMPERATURE

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,PISTON..BINDING(MECHANICAL)

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

FLARE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)

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