NTSB Identification: NYC84LA154.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25030.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 28, 1984 in COLTS NECK, NJ
Aircraft: BRYAN RS-15, registration: N24876
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.

DURING ARRIVAL TO LAND, THE PLT CIRCLED OVER THE ARPT WHILE GLIDERS WERE BEING REMOVED FROM THE ACTIVE RWY. HE THEN MADE A TIGHT DOWNWIND LEG & STARTED A 180 DEG APCH FROM 200 FT AT 55 KTS. HE STATED THAT THE 'ROLL RATE (TO THE LEFT) WAS RAPID AND BY THE TIME I HAD IT STOPPED BANK ANGLE WAS APPROX 60 DEG ...'. THE GLIDER THEN STALLED & COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND, LEFT WING FIRST.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..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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