ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142179
Last updated: 31 July 2014
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Date:28-JAN-2012
Time:
Type:Schweizer 2-33A
Owner/operator:Pleasant Valley Soaring LLC
Registration: N17873
C/n / msn: 243
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Southwest of the Pleasant Valley Airport - P48, Peoria, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:P48
Destination airport:P48
Narrative:
A small glider plane, a Schweizer 2-33A, N17873, crashed in Peoria on Saturday afternoon 28 January 2012 in Peoria, Arizona, resulting in only minor injuries for the two people on board.
The pilot mistakenly released the tow-line at too low an altitude to enable a return to the departure airport.
The glider made a forced landing in the desert.

Sources:
http://www.azcentral.com/community/peoria/articles/2012/01/30/20120130peoria-plane-crash-abrk.html
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/entertainment/travel/glider-plane-crash-lands-in-desert-01282012
http://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/04_17873.txt
https://nfdc.faa.gov/nfdcApps/airportLookup/airportDisplay.jsp?category=nasr&airportId=p48
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120130X32358&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2012 13:17 gerard57 Added
30-Jan-2012 15:40 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Mar-2012 00:52 Geno Updated [Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Jun-2012 14:13 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage]
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