NTSB Identification: ATL85LA222.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28175.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 21, 1985 in WILLIAMSON, GA
Aircraft: BURKHART GROB G-109B, registration: N5829T
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.

THE PLT OF THE POWERED GLIDER REPORTED THAT DURING AN APCH TO LAND, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A DOWNDRAFT & LANDED HARD. THE LANDING GEAR WAS DAMAGED AS WELL AS THE PROP, ENG COWLING & OIL COOLER.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT

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