Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Schweizer SGS 2-33A, N33929: Accident occurred June 13, 2021 at Rockfish Airport (VG22), Nellysford, Nelson County, Virginia

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Richmond, Virginia

Shenandoah Valley Soaring Inc

Location: Nellysford, VA
Accident Number: ERA21LA248
Date & Time: June 13, 2021, 16:30 Local 
Registration: N33929
Aircraft: Schweizer SGS 2-33A 
Injuries: 1 Serious, 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Schweizer
Registration: N33929
Model/Series: SGS 2-33A 
Aircraft Category: Glider
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: SHD,1201 ft msl
Observation Time: 14:35 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 23 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 29°C /20°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 3400 ft AGL 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 3 knots / , 130°
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 7500 ft AGL 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.93 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point: Nellysford, VA
Destination: Nellysford, VA

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Serious, 1 None
Aircraft Damage: None
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Serious, 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 37.879582,-78.893634

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