NTSB Identification: NYC84LA259.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26314.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 20, 1984 in SUGARBUSH, VT
Aircraft: ROLLADEN-SCHNEIDER LS-4, registration: N13HH
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 ACFT LOST LIFT & MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN A FIELD. DURING THE LANDING THE ACFTS WING STRUCK A HAYSTACK WHICH PITCHED THE NOSE OF THE ACFT DOWN. THIS RESULTED IN A HARD LANDING & GROUND LOOP.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLIMB..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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