NTSB Identification: LAX77DUJ47
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS233, registration: N7705S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0778   77/5/4  NR.PHOENIX,AZ         SCHWEIZER SGS233    CR-  0  0  1  INSTRUCTIONAL             STUDENT, AGE 19, 8 TOTAL
        TIME - 1230                    N7705S              PX-  0  0  0  TRAINING                  HOURS, 5 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PLEASANT VALLEY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         PHOENIX,AZ                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           WEATHER - LOCAL WHIRLWIND
        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                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      80
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          225                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- SINGLE WHEEL.STRUCK A CACTUS.GUSTS TO 15 KNOTS.

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