NTSB Identification: SEA85LA002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25831.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 04, 1984 in HOOD RIVER, OR
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 2-33A, registration: N5786S
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AT ABOUT 150 FT AGL ON CLIMB OUT, THE TOW PLANE LOST POWER FOR AN UNSPECIFIED REASON. THE GLIDER PILOT RELEASED THE TOW AND EXECUTED A 180 DEGREE COURSE REVERSAL TO A DOWNWIND (15 KTS) LANDING. DURING ROLL OUT, THE LEFT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND, CAUSING AN INADVERTANT GROUND LOOP.

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

MISCELLANEOUS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


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