NTSB Identification: CHI74DEI14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 2-33A, registration: N2448W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3459  73/11/11   MIDDLEFIELD,OHIO    SCHWEIZER 2-33A     CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 27, 70 TOTAL
        TIME - 1630                    N2448W              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 1 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GEAUGA COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MIDDLEFIELD,OHIO            LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           AIRFRAME - FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES: SPOILERS AND SLOTS-LEADING EDGE FLAPS,SPEED BRAKES
           PERSONNEL - FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR: INADEQUATE TRAINING OF STUDENT
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: OTHER
        REMARKS- SPOILER HANG UP WHEN OPERATED IMPROPERLY.STRUCK TREES APRX 600FT SHORT OF RWY.

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