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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146386
Last updated: 10 December 2016
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Time:16:55 CDT
Type:I.C.A. Brasov IS-28B2
Owner/operator:Greater Houston Soaring Assn
Registration: N6388V
C/n / msn: 364
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near the GHSA-Wallis Glideport TE71, Wallis, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:TE71
Destination airport:TE71
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.
The glider sustained substantial damage and the three passengers onboard received fatal injuries upon impact.


Revision history:

18-Jun-2012 01:06 Geno Added
18-Jun-2012 09:58 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Nature, Source]
18-Jun-2012 13:44 gerard57 Updated [Damage]
29-Jun-2012 12:38 Geno Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
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