NTSB Identification: ATL83LA226.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20698.
Accident occurred Friday, June 10, 1983 in WARRENTON, VA
Aircraft: LET L-13, registration: N90626
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 PILOT STATED THAT THIS WAS HIS THIRD FLT OF THE DAY AND HIS FIRST IN THIS PARTICULAR ACFT. HE MISJUDGED HIS GLIDE PATH AND LANDED ABOUT 100 FEET SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. THE GLIDER ROLLED INTO THE CREEK AND THE NOSE IMPACTED ABOUT 2 FEET BELOW THE TOP OF THE OPPOSITE BANK.

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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