NTSB Identification: LAX71DUJ87
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 1-26, registration: N2795Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1485   71/5/2    MARICOPA,ARIZ       SCHWEIZER 1-26      CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 16, 32 TOTAL
        TIME - 1400                    N2795Z              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 14 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ESTRELLA SAILPORT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MARICOPA,ARIZ               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  ADVERSE/UNFAVORABLE WEATHER
        REMARKS- LOSS OF THERMAL LIFT.SELECTED AREA CLEARED FOR PIPELINE,TALL SAGUARO CACTUS BOTH SIDES.

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