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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146522
Last updated: 27 June 2017
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Date:24-JUN-2012
Time:14:25
Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-500MB
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N505JL
C/n / msn: 5E-187B3
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Near Richland Airport - KRLD, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:KRLD
Destination airport:KRLD
Investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
Narrative:
The glider hit the embankment of the railroad track just short of the runway of Richland Airport - KRLD, WA. The motorized twin-seated glider suffered substantial damages.

The pilot, who was sole onboard walked away with minor injuries.

Sources:

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/06/24/2192980/pilot-walks-away-from-glider-crash.html


http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N505JL.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jun-2012 01:49 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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