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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71050
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:17-OCT-1982
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic s233 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schweizer SGS 2-33AK
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N17965
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Mecklenburg, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING APPROACH THE PILOT MISJUDGED THE WIND VELOCITY AND FAILED TO ALLOW FOR STRONG DOWNDRAFTS. THE GLIDER LOST ALTITUDE 4-500 FEET SHORT OF THE FIELD OVER A WOODEN AREA AND CAME TO REST IN A NOSED OVER POSITION IN THE TREES.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: NYC83LA011


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2010 07:24 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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