NTSB Identification: NYC83LA001
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 03, 1982 in KUTZTOWN, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1983
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS1-26, registration: N2515H
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 STUDENT PILOT REPORTED THAT WHILE HE WAS LANDING THE GLIDER, HE OVERSHOT. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE GLIDER COLLIDED WITH A SIGNBOARD AND POLE.

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


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE

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