NTSB Identification: CHI91LA188.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44081.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 11, 1991 in HIGHLAND, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/14/1992
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-34, registration: N7634
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 WAS MAKING AN APPROACH TO A RUNWAY ON WHICH ANOTHER GLIDER HAD LANDED & HAD STOPPED ABOUT 1/4 OF THE WAY DOWN THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT TRIED TO LAND BEHIND THE OTHER GLIDER BUT LANDED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AND HIT A DIRT MOUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT MISJUDGED HIS TOUCHDOWN POINT.
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