NTSB Identification: CHI83FU004.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21931.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 12, 1983 in BATTLE CREEK, WI
Aircraft: PARA-SAIL GLIDER, registration: NONE
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 ULTRALIGHT VEHICLE WAS OBSERVED FLYING LOW OVER A GOLF COURSE. AS IT APPROACHED A TALL TREE, WITNESSES HEARD THE ADDITION OF POWER. HOWEVER, A WING HIT THE TREE & THE ULTRALIGHT SPIRALED DOWN & IMPACTED THE GROUND. THE PLT DID NOT POSSESS AN FAA PLT RATING.

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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