NTSB Identification: CHI83LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21599.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 26, 1983 in ANN ARBOR, MI
Aircraft: TUK GREGORY QUICKIE Q-2, registration: N128KB
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.

THE HOME BUILT ACFT WAS ON ITS 1ST TEST FLT. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE THROTTLE BECAME BOUND WHEN HE ATTEMPTED TO ADD POWER AFTER CHECKING THE STALL CHARACTERISTICS. REPORTEDLY, THE ENG LOST POWER AT ABOUT THIS TIME WHEN A RAPID THROTTLE MOVEMENT WAS MADE. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT STRUCK A TREE DURING A FORCED LANDING. THE ENG WAS EQUIPPED WITH A POSA TYPE CARBURETOR WHICH HAD NO ACCELERATION PUMP.

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER..BINDING(MECHANICAL)

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

INADEQUATE QUALITY CONTROL..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER..MOVEMENT RESTRICTED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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