ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238583
Last updated: 8 September 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:11-JUL-2020
Time:11:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic QIC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Quickie Q200
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N85BJ
C/n / msn: 2438
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Preston Airport (U10), Franklin County, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Nampa, ID (MAN)
Destination airport:Rock Springs, WY (RKS)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot in the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that during the takeoff roll, about two-thirds of the way down the runway at rotation speed of 70 mph, the airplane was not lifting off as normal. At 75 mph nothing was changing so the pilot attempted to place the airplane into ground effect, "something I learned to do in other types but not this plane." The pilot recalled that he added "too much forward stick" and the airplane porpoised, ascended and rolled to the right. The pilot leveled the wings, however, the airplane descended and collided with terrain. The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings, canard, and the empennage.
The pilot reported that there were no mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The pilot further reported that he did not accomplish any performance planning for the atmospheric conditions before the flight. At the time of the accident, the density altitude was calculated at 6,977ft.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200711X75312&key=1
https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200711X75312&key=1

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N85BJ

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jul-2020 21:20 Captain Adam Added
08-Sep-2020 12:43 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description