NTSB Identification: LAX84LA076.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21843.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 27, 1983 in CALIFORNIA CITY, CA
Aircraft: Burkhart Grob G-103, registration: N62BG
Injuries: 1 Serious,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 PLT, HE WAS TURNING TO FINAL APPROACH WHEN THE GLIDER'S LEFT WING STRUCK THE GROUND. REPORTEDLY, HE HAD GOTTEN 'TOO LOW & SLOW.'

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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