ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146386
Last updated: 2 September 2014
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Date:17-JUN-2012
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
Nature:Private
Departure airport:TE71
Destination airport:TE71
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.
The glider sustained substantial damage and the three passengers onboard received fatal injuries upon impact.

Sources:
http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=8704973
http://blog.chron.com/newswatch/2012/06/3-dead-in-glider-crash-in-fort-bend-county/
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120618X10736&key=1

http://www.myaviation.net/search/photo_search.php?id=00033175&size=medium


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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