ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146500
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Date:07-JUN-2012
Time:14:46 PDT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N943SB
C/n / msn: 44
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Midair near Sparks, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:NV23
Destination airport:NV23
Narrative:
While maneuvering over hilly terrain at about 7000 feet Mean Sea Level (MSL), the aircraft, a Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus glider, N943SB, and a Centrair C101A glider, N101LV, collided midair, with both aircraft sustaining substantial damage.
Both gliders were able to land safely at their departure airport, Air Sailing Gliderport (NV23), Sparks, Nevada, and the sole pilot in each glider was not injured.

Sources:
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=943SB&x=21&y=3
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120608X61902&key=1


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25-Jun-2012 17:44 Geno Added
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