NTSB Identification: CHI79DEP02
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: THORP T-18, registration: N493TK

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3614   78/10/6   MIDDLETON,WI        THORP T-18          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 64, 755
        TIME - 1515                    N493TK              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 126 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MOREY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          COLUMBUS,NE                 MIDDLETON,WI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      5000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          320                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      VFR
        REMARKS- WINGTIP COLLIDED WITH SOD ON SIDE OF R/W.WIND GUSTING TO 30KTS.

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