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Narrative:While gliding above State Game Lands 198, the aircraft, a Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cT, N900BM, experienced a loss of lift and impacted steep mountainous terrain, sustaining substantial damage.
|Type:||Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cT|
|Owner/operator:||Lubricant Recovery Services Inc|
|C/n / msn:|| 206|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||State Game Lands 198, west of Altoona, Juniata, PA -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
There were serious injuries reported to the sole pilot (70) on board the glider who was rescued by a helicopter pilot who was in the area trimming trees.
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