NTSB Identification: FTW79FRA09
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BLANIK L-13, registration: N100GH

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0533  79/3/18    CYPRESS,TX          BLANIK L-13         CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 17, 121
        TIME - 1239                    N100GH              PX-  0  1  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 90 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CYPRESS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CYPRESS,TX                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: SPIN                                              TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  3000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     170
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           15                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PILOT EXPERIENCED EARLY RELEASE OF GLIDER TOW ROPE AT 250 AGL. WIND GUSTING ABOUT 30KTS.

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