NTSB Identification: FTW76FQD30
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS126, registration: N8639R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1628   76/7/7    FABENS,TX           SCHWEIZER SGS126    CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 50, 40 TOTAL
        TIME - 1440                    N8639R              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 7 IN TYPE, UNK/NR
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FABENS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FABENS,TX                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POORLY PLANNED APPROACH
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      86
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          230                                                       8
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- UN REACH RWY DUE MDT DWN DRAFTS. LND IN FLD.

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