NTSB Identification: LAX83FUG19.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21378.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 13, 1983 in HEMET, CA
Aircraft: HOMEBUILT GYPSY HAWK, registration: N71RJ
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER THE ENGINE QUIT DURING THE DEPARTURE PHASE OF A TOUCH & GO LANDING. THE OWNER WOULD NOT ALLOW INSPECTION OF THE ACFT FOR 4 MONTHS AFTER THE ACCIDENT. AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION PARTS OF THE ACFT, INCLUDING THE ENGINE, WERE REMOVED AND STORED AT ANOTHER LOCATION.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD

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