NTSB Identification: LAX88LA221.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36874.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 11, 1988 in FREMONT, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: Burkhart Grob G-103A, registration: N103BK
Injuries: 2 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.

DURING A LOCAL FLT, THE GLIDER ENCOUNTERED A WINDSHEAR AND LOST ALTITUDE. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO REGAIN THE LOST ALTITUDE AND A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE WHERE DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE GLIDER COLLIDED WITH ROUGH TERRAIN.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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

ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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