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Narrative:After departing the GHSA-Wallis Glideport TE71, Wallis, Texas, the glider, a Brasov IS-28B2, N6388V, with the tail-dolly inadvertently left attached to the glider, entered a steep nose-up attitude, stalled, and in a near vertical nose dive, impacted terrain immediately after release from the tow plane.
|Type:||I.C.A. Brasov IS-28B2|
|Owner/operator:||Greater Houston Soaring Assn|
|C/n / msn:|| 364|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Near the GHSA-Wallis Glideport TE71, Wallis, TX -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Investigating agency: ||National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America |
The glider sustained substantial damage and the three passengers onboard received fatal injuries upon impact.
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