NTSB Identification: MIA91LA223.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 45253.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 21, 1991 in GROVELAND, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/08/1993
Aircraft: CENTRAIR 101A, registration: N93KG
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 GLIDER PLT REALIZED THAT HE WAS UNABLE TO RETURN TO THE INTENDED LANDING STRIP AND EXECUTED A CLOSE IN APCH TO A FIELD WITH TELEPHONE WIRES LOCATED ON THE APCH END. WHILE TURNING FINAL, HE FELT THE GLIDER STALL. HE INITIATED A RECOVERY BUT THE GLIDER IMPACTED THE GROUND HARD IN A WINGS LEVEL, SLIGHT NOSE LOW ATTITUDE. THE GLIDER SLID INTO A FENCE AND CAME TO REST.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT IN COMMAND'S POOR IN FLIGHT DECISION PLANNING, AND INADVERTENT STALL MUSH WHILE ON APPROACH TO LAND. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS HIS LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE.
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