NTSB Identification: CHI84LA381.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26172.
Accident occurred Monday, September 03, 1984 in APPLETON, WI
Aircraft: UNGERECHT Q-2, registration: N683SC
Injuries: 1 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.

AFTER TAKEOFF ON THE THIRD FLIGHT OF THE NEW HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT THE PILOT SMELLED 'SOMETHING HOT' AND NOTED A HIGH CYLINDER HEAD TEMP. DURING THE SUBSEQUENT PRECAUTIONARY LANDING THE PLT FLARED THE ACFT 3-4 FT ABOVE THE RWY RESULTING IN A HARD LANDING AND DAMAGE TO THE LEFT CANARD. NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS WERE REPORTED.

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

FLARE..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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