NTSB Identification: CHI83LA244.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21580.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 05, 1983 in MONTPELIER, OH
Aircraft: MONERAI SAILPLANE, registration: N13HT
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 DRAGGED A WING AND CARLWHEELED DURING A LOW TURN MANEUVER BY THE PILOT. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE APPARENTLY HAD FAILED TO LOCK THE FLAP HANDLE IN THE PROPER POSITION AND THE ACFT HAD PICKED UP EXCESS AIRSPEED. IN TRYING TO STAY IN THE RWY ENVIRONMENT AND AVOID PARKED AIRCRAFT THE PILOT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND.

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

LOWERING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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