NTSB Identification: CHI02LA266.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, August 27, 2002 in Ionia, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/2003
Aircraft: Schweizer SGS-126E, registration: N126CR
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 glider impacted a runway edge identifier light (REIL) while landing on a grass easement adjacent to the runway.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from the runway end identifier light (REIL). A factor to the accident was the REIL.

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