NTSB Identification: NYC84FNE07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26464.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 19, 1984 in WORCESTER, MA
Aircraft: FULLER/FINDLAY VARIEZE, registration: N67TR
Injuries: 1 Fatal.
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.
WITNESSES STATED, AFTER WHAT APPEARED TO BE A LONGER THEN NORMAL TAKEOFF ROLL, ACFT ROTATED TO A VERY STEEP CLIMB ANGLE. ESTIMATES REGARDING CLIMB ANGLE VARY FROM 'SLIGHTLY NOSE UP' TO VERTICAL. ACFT CLIMBED TO 100-150 FT AGL AND ROTATED TO AN EXTREMELY NOSE LOW ATTITUDE, AGAIN APPROACHING VERTICAL, ACCORDING TO WITNESSES. ACFT CONTACTED THE RWY IN AN APRX 20-30 DEG NOSE LOW, SLIGHT RIGHT WING LOW ATTITUDE. INSPECTION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF AN INFLIGHT SEPARATION OR CONTROL SYSTEM FAILURE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PULL-UP..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:AIRSPEED(VS)..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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