NTSB Identification: BFO85FA007.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27855.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 02, 1984 in CLINTON, MD
Aircraft: QUICKIE Q2, registration: N5571W
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.

THE ACFT WAS MAKING ITS FIRST TAKEOFF FOLLOWING SEVERAL PREVIOUS HOURS OF TAXI TESTS. WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE AIRPLANE DRIFTED TO THE LEFT EARLY IN THE TAKEOFF ROLL UNTIL THE LEFT MAIN WHEEL DROPPED OFF THE RWY. THE ACFT YAWED TO THE LEFT AND CONTINUED ACROSS THE GRASS AND A PARALLEL TAXIWAY ONTO A PARKING RAMP. GROUND TRACKS ON THE RAMP VEERED TO THE RIGHT AND GENERALLY PARALLELED THE RWY HDG BEFORE ENDING ABOUT 100 FT FROM TWO PARKED VEHICLES. THE ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE SLIGHTLY BEFORE STRIKING THE TWO VEHICLES, PUSHING ONE INTO A PARKED ACFT. EXAMINATION REVEALED THE PRESENCE OF PROMINENT RUBBER TRANSFER MARKS ON THE TOP INSIDE TIRE SURFACE. THE MAIN WHEELS MOUNT ON THE TIPS OF THE 16.5 FT SPANCONARD. WIDTH OF THE TAKEOFF RUNWAY IS 30 FT.

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..BINDING(MECHANICAL)


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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