NTSB Identification: NYC89IA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39112.
Incident occurred Saturday, March 11, 1989 in BLAIRSTOWN, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/26/1992
Aircraft: STINSON 108-3, registration: N6093M
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

AN UNOCCUPIED GLIDER WAS PARKED AT THE GAS PUMP WITH ITS TAIL OVER THE PAVED TAXIWAY. N6093M HAD TO TAXI PAST THE GAS PUMP AREA IN ORDER TO TAXI TO ITS TIEDOWN AREA. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO PASS THE GLIDER TO THE RIGHT BY TAXIING OFF THE PAVED TAXIWAY AND INTO THE MUD. THE LEFT WING OF THE STINSON HIT THE RUDDER OF THE GLIDER.

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

THE PILOT'S MISJUDGEMENT OF THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE AIRPLANES.

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