NTSB Identification: DEN85LTG01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25813.
Accident occurred Monday, October 08, 1984 in PEMBINA, ND
Aircraft: HOMEBUILT EAA SPECIAL, registration: N4632T
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THIS WAS THE PILOT'S FIRST OPERATION IN THIS MAKE AND MODEL.DURING TAXI, EXCESSIVE USE OF BRAKES CAUSED THE AIRCRAFT TO WEAVE SEVERELY. POWER WAS NOT REDUCED BUT BACK STICK INPUT WAS MADE. THE AIRCRAFT BECAME AIRBORNE PREMATURELY IN GROUND EFFECT, STALLED AT ABOUT 25 FT AGL & SPUN 1/2 TURN BEFORE IMPACTING THE GROUND NOSE 1ST.

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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