NTSB Identification: MIA71DLD02
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHLEICHER KA-6CR, registration: N6098V

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2879   70/7/3    APOPKA,FLA          SCHLEICHER KA-6CR   CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 330
        TIME - 1315                    N6098V              PX-  0  0  0  AIR SHOW/RACING           TOTAL HOURS, 20 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MCDONALD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHULUOTA,FLA                UMATILLE,FLA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - OTHER
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                 4000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          HAZE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- GLIDER MEET X-C CONTEST. ENCOUNTERED DOWNDRAFT. CHOSE UNSUITABLE FLD. WEA BRIEF AT PLTS MEETING.

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