NTSB Identification: IAD79FKW14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHLEICHER KA8B, registration: N170DR

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1452  79/5/26    BENTON,TN           SCHLEICHER KA8B     CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 50, 870
        TIME - 1500                    N170DR              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 20 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BENTON,TN                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
        REMARKS- PILOT RELEASED TOW CABLE AT TOO LOW AN ALTITUDE.WIND WAS CALM WITHOUT MUCH LIFTING ACTION.

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