NTSB Identification: CHI83LA256.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20890.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 14, 1983 in ANDERSON, IN
Aircraft: QUICKIE Q2, registration: N82DG
Injuries: 1 Serious.
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 HOMEBUILT ACFT VEERED AND NOSED OVER DURING A LANDING. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE CABLE TO THE LEFT FRONT RUDDER ATTACH POINT BECAME DISCONNECTED. THE CABLE HAD PULLED THROUGH THE NICROPRESS OVAL SLEEVE. WHEN THE PILOT/ BUILDER WAS QUESTIONED ABOUT THE INSTALLATION, HE APPARENTLY DID NOT KNOW THE PROPER INSTALLATION PROCEDURES.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLIGHT CONTROL,RUDDER..DISCONNECTED
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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