NTSB Identification: NYC84LA242.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25800.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 15, 1984 in THOMASTON, CT
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 2-33A, registration: N65805
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 GLIDER MADE AN OFF-ARPT LANDING AFTER ENCOUNTERING UNEXPECTED STRONG HEAD WINDS IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING FLOW OF MARINEAIR. THE ACFT CLEARED OBTACLES ON FINAL BUT YAWED AND LANDED IN A CRAB CONDITION DAMAGING THE FUSELAGE AND WING TIP WHEEL.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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