NTSB Identification: DEN77FA042
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO TEK IV, registration: N101AT

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3791  77/5/22  NR.MORIARTY,NM        AERO TEK IV         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 53, 5000
        TIME - 1445                    N101AT              PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  TOTAL HOURS, 15 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MORIARTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         MORIARTY,NM                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXCEEDED DESIGNED STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRFRAME - WINGS: WING ATTACHMENT FITTINGS,BOLTS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
           WEATHER - OTHER
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      85
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- PROTOTYPE RACING GLIDER.WINGS SEPARATED.THERMAL STRENGTH IN AREA 200-1000FPM,POSSIBLY 1500FPM.

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