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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142179
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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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
Departure airport:P48
Destination airport:P48
Investigating agency: NTSB
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.


Revision history:

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]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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