ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146500
Last updated: 23 August 2014
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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.
|Type:||Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus|
|C/n / msn:|| 44|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Midair near Sparks, NV -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
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.
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