NTSB Identification: CHI83LU002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21023.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 04, 1983 in NEWTON, IL
Aircraft: BARNSTORMER 1, registration: NONE
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.
DURING TAKEOFF, THE RIGHT WING COLLAPSED WHEN THE ULTRALIGHT VEHICLE WAS CLIMBING THRU APRX 100 FT AGL. AN INVESTIGATION DISCLOSED THAT THE RIGHT WING SPAR FAILED ALLOWING THE SECTION, OUTBOARD OF THE STRUT ATTACH POINT, TO FOLD UPWARD.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:WING,SPAR..FAILURE,TOTAL
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