NTSB Identification: SEA93LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47269.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 01, 1992 in HEBER CITY, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1993
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SSG 2-33A, registration: N2763H
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO MAKE AN AERO-TOW TAKEOFF IN THE FUSELAGE WHEEL LANDING GEAR EQUIPPED GLIDER WITH THE LEFT WING SKID ON THE RUNWAY. THE ACFT DRIFTED LEFT AT THE BEGINNING OF THE TAKEOFF ROLL AND THE LEFT WING IMPACTED A TAXIWAY SIGN BESIDE THE RUNWAY WHEN THE ACFT REACHED ABOUT 5 MPH.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PROPER ALIGNMENT WAS NOT MAINTAINED BY THE PILOT. A FACTOR RELATING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE SIGN LOCATED BESIDE THE RUNWAY.
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