NTSB Identification: LAX90DVG18.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43752.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 28, 1990 in VACAVILLE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/23/1992
Aircraft: GLASER-DIRKS D6-100G, registration: N132S
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT OF THE GLIDER NOTICED A TRACTOR DRIVE ACROSS THE RUNWAY AT THE APPROXIMATE AREA OF THE INTENDED TOUCHDOWN POINT. THE PILOT ALTERED HIS COURSE AND TOUCHED DOWN IN ANOTHER SUITABLE AREA. PRIOR TO STOPPING THE WINGTIP OF THE SAILPLANE CONTACTED THE ROTATING PROPELLER OF A TOWPLANE WHICH WAS STOPPED ON THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY ONTO THE RUNWAY BY A VEHICLE OPERATOR.

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