NTSB Identification: DEN86FA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31816.
Accident occurred Monday, March 24, 1986 in CEDAR CITY, UT
Aircraft: I.C.A. Brasov IS-28B2, registration: N32907
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT AND PAX WERE RETURNING FROM A LCL FLT. TWO FSS SPECIALISTS OBSERVED THE GLIDER ON FINAL APPROACH TO RWY 20. THEY STATED THAT THE ACFT COMPLETED TWO 360 DEGREE TURNS WITH 90 DEGREES OF BANK. THE GLIDER WAS IN THE THIRD 360 DEGREE TURN WHEN THE WITNESSES SAW THE NOSE OF THE ACFT RISE SLIGHTLY THEN FALL TO A NEAR VERTICAL ATTITUDE. THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND APPROXIMATELY 1/2 MILE FROM THE APPROACH END OF RWY 20.

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

MANEUVER..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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