NTSB Identification: MIA83LA119.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20795.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 12, 1983 in TALLAHASSEE, FL
Aircraft: SPENCER QUICKIE Q2, registration: N212ES
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.

THE ACFT WAS ON ITS FIRST TEST FLT SINCE BEING BUILT. AFTER ABOUT 40 MIN OF FLT, THE ACFT RETURNED TO LAND. ON FINAL THE PLT ADDED POWER TO CHECK THE SINK RATE BUT THERE WAS NO RESPONSE. THE ACFT LANDED SHORT OF THE RWY TEARING THE GEAR OFF. THE PLT ATTRIBUTES THE ENG FAILURE TO CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT. THE MIXTURE IS NOT CONTROLLED FROM THE COCKPIT.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ERRATIC

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

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

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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