NTSB Identification: DIA70D0052
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS232, registration: N7746S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2363  69/8/24    BANNER ELK,NC       SCHWEIZER SGS232    CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1645                    N7746S              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 50, 9808 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            5 IN TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BEECH MOUNTAIN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO USE OR INCORRECTLY USED MISC.EQUIPMENT
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        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                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     120
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           4                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- TOW PLANE NOT GAINING ALT,GLIDER PLT RELEASED SLACK LINE.LANDED ON TREES.DIVE BRAKES OBSERVED ON.

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