NTSB Identification: IAD73DKM35
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHLEICHER AS-W17, registration: N1UJ

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0946  73/4/20    NEWTON,NC           SCHLEICHER AS-W17   CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 60, 15600
        TIME - 1400                    N1UJ                PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 25 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEWTON CONOVER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHESTER,SC                  CHESTER,SC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      LANDING: ROLL
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- WHEEL EQPD.GLIDER RACE,LOST THERMAL.L WING TIP CAUGHT WEEDS.DSCNDD TOO LOW TRYING TO FIND THERMAL.

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