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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40293
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Date:22-MAR-1986
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glasair
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N84GD
C/n / msn: 530
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Chinese Camp, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Burbank, CA (BUR)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A GLASAIR HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A BARN SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF ON A NIGHT TIME BUSINESS TRIP. THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED FROM THE EXTREME LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY WHICH HAD A HIGH GROWTH OF VEGETATION. THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED TO BE ABOUT 40 TO 50 FT ABOVE THE GROUND WHEN IT ROLLED TO THE LEFT, WENT BEHIND A TREE AND COLLIDED WITH THE BARN. THE ENSUING GROUND FIRE DESTROYED THE EVIDENCE WHICH WAS COMPOSED PRIMARILY OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X33079


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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