NTSB Identification: CHI83LA045
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, November 21, 1982 in WONEWOC, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/21/1983
Aircraft: PITTS S1S, registration: N22WB
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 PILOT STATED THAT WHEN HE TURNED ON FINAL AND SLIPPED THE AIRCRAFT TO LOSE ALTITUDE. WHILE REDUCING THE POWER TO IDLE THE GEAR TANGLED IN HIGH GRASS (WEEDS), CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO LOSE ADDITIONAL ALTITUDE. HE STATED THE AIRCRAFT TUMBLED FORWARD, STRIKING THE NOSE BEFORE FLIPPING OVER.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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