NTSB Identification: MKC81FCA13
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: RUTAN VREZE, registration: N4258L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0771  81/5/16  NR.ST.CHARLES,MO      RUTAN VREZE         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 51, 608
        TIME - 1600                    N4258L              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 1 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ST CHARLES COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         ST.CHARLES,MO                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: WINDSHIELDS,WINDOWS,CANOPIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY SECURED
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  DOOR/PANEL OPEN
        REMARKS- CANOPY CAME OPEN DRG TKOF.

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