NTSB Identification: LAX80DVG76
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 2-32, registration: N2774Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2780  80/8/23    VACAVILLE,CA        SCHWEIZER 2-32      CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 64, 2000
        TIME - 1615                    N2774Z              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 95 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - VACAVILLE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          VACAVILLE,CA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      80
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           7                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- ENCTRD DWNDFT ON LEE SIDE OF RIDGE WHILE RIDGE SOARING,UN TO GLIDE TO ARPT.SINGLE WHL EQUIPPED.

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