NTSB Identification: NYC88LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37661.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 31, 1987 in BLAIRSTOWN, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 2-33, registration: N2669H
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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

AS THE GLIDER WAS BEING TOWED IT LIFTED TOO HIGH ABOVE THE TOW PLANE. AT AN ALTITUDE OF ABOUT 55 TO 65 FEET IT WAS DISCONNECTED. HOWEVER THE GLIDER WAS TILTING SLIGHTLY TO THE RIGHT AND AS THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO CORRECT, IT STALLED AND CRASHED.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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