NTSB Identification: CHI84LU004.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26769.
Accident occurred Friday, June 15, 1984 in ST. JOSEPH, IL
Aircraft: Ultralight Flight, Inc. PHANTOM, registration: NONE
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 WAS PRACTICING POWER-OFF LANDINGS, DURING WHICH HE REPORTEDLY CUT-OFF THE ENGINE AT ABOUT 50 FT AGL. DURING THE 5TH LANDING OF THIS TYPE, THE ULTRALIGHT LOST SPEED, THEN ENTERED A DESCENT & TOUCHED DOWN HARD IN A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE.

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

STALL/MUSH..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

POWERPLANT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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