NTSB Identification: NYC84LA014.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22149.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 27, 1983 in NORTH CONWAY, NH
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-34, registration: N7629
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, THE GLIDER WAS TOWED TO 2000 FEET AND RELEASED, IN LIFT. FLT WAS IN LIFT FOR ABOUT 30 MINUTES WHEN A STRONG SINK WAS SUDDENLY ENCOUNTERED. THE GLIDER CRASHED INTO TREES.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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