NTSB Identification: WPR12LA413
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 05, 2012 in Richfield, UT
Aircraft: ELLEFSON T-BIRD II, registration: N8106C
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.

On September 5, 2012, about 1000 mountain daylight time, an experimental amateur built Ellefson T-Bird II ultralight, N8106C, experienced a loss of flight control during landing, and impacted the ground about 1 mile south of the Richfield Municipal Airport (RIF), Richfield, Utah. The commercial pilot operated the ultralight under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a test flight. The pilot, the sole occupant, received serious injuries. The ultralight sustained substantial damage. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local area flight, and no flight plan was filed.

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