NTSB Identification: LAX84LA091.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23137.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 03, 1983 in JACUMBA, CA
Aircraft: LET L-13, registration: N711KR
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A BUSH AND GROUNDLOOPED SHORT OF THE RWY. THE WIND WAS UNUSUALLY STRONG AND THE GLIDER PLT STATED HE MISJUDGED ITS EFFECT AND SHOULD HAVE FLOWN THE BASE LEG CLOSER. THE ACFT LANDED SHORT OF THE RWY AND GROUND LOOPED.

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

DESCENT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PLANNED APPROACH..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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