NTSB Identification: ATL84LU007.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26763.
Accident occurred Friday, July 13, 1984 in SNELLVILLE, GA
Aircraft: TERATON TA, 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.

AFTER MAKING A TOUCH & GO LANDING, THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO CLIMB OVER TREES AT THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ULTRALIGHT VEHICLE LODGED IN A TREE ABOUT 40 TO 50 FT AGL. THE PLT SAID THAT HE WAS NOT INJURED DURING THE IMPACT WITH THE TREE. HOWEVER, WHILE CLIMBING DOWN, HE SLIPPED & FELL AN ESTIMATED 30 TO 35 FT & WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

TOUCH-AND-GO..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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