NTSB Identification: FTW86LRA12.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31106.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 09, 1986 in COLLEGE STATION, TX
Aircraft: MOLINO OY PIK-20B, registration: N20EK
Injuries: 1 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.

THE GLIDER COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING AN OFF ARPT LANDING DUE TO LACK OF LIFT. THE PLT COMPLAINED THAT FLAPS ARE NOT AS EFFICIENT AS SPOILERS FOR APPROACH CONTROL. PLT USED FLAPS AND MUSHED INTO TREES SHORT OF THE INTENDED LANDING AREA.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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