NTSB Identification: MKC83LA139.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20730.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 28, 1983 in GRAIN VALLEY, MO
Aircraft: BOWLIN QUICKIE, registration: N55772
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 ACFT MADE A LANDING DURING ITS FIRST TEST FLIGHT. THE PLT STATED THAT HE HAD SLOWED THE ACFT TO BELOW 65 MPH AT ABOUT 10 FT ABOVE THE RWY. AT THIS POINT THE CANARD STALLED & THE NOSE PITCHED DOWN. THERE WAS NO DAMAGE ON THE FIRST RWY CONTACT. ON THE SECOND RWY CONTACT THE PROP & ENG STOPPED. ON THE THIRD RWY CONTACT THE CANARD BROKE & THE FUSELAGE CONTACTED THE RWY.

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

LEVEL OFF..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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