NTSB Identification: NYC76FNE06
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS233, registration: N33988

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3432  75/9/28    PLYMOUTH,CT         SCHWEIZER SGS233    CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 37, 154
        TIME - 1420                    N33988              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 11 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WATERBURY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PLYMOUTH,CT                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CONGESTED TRAFFIC-PATTERN
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    5000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     350
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           15                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- GLIDER LANDED SHORT OF RUNWAY IN TREES AND BRUSH.PLT EXTDD TFC PATTERN DUE PRECEDING ACFT.

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