NTSB Identification: NYC76DFJ33
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS233, registration: N17870

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3188   76/9/6    ITHACA,NY           SCHWEIZER SGS233    CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE,FL.INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1400                    N17870              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  52, 2500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            1500 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GRUND FIELD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ITHACA,NY                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        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                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     RIGHT QUARTERING HEAD WIND 023-067 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           70                                                      315
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           12                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- ACFT ENCOUNTERED WIND SHEAR TURBULENCE. WIND GUSTING TO 18KTS. NO DAMAGE TO GLIDER.

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