NTSB Identification: CHI84LA309.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24653.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 01, 1984 in OSSEO, MI
Aircraft: GLASFLUGEL LIBELLE, registration: N1106B
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 PLT STATED THAT THE THERMALS DISSIPATED & HE HAD TO MAKE AN OFF ARPT LANDING. THE LANDING WAS MADE IN A FIELD OF TALL GRASS & THE LEFT WING CONTACTED THE GRASS FIRST RESULTING IN A 90 DEG GROUND LOOP. THE AFT FUSELAGE SECTION SEPARATED.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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