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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29131
Last updated: 29 April 2017
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Date:03-JUL-1971
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.51 Dart 17R
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N281V
C/n / msn: 1524
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Portola, California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Truckee, California
Destination airport:Ravensdale, California
Investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
Narrative:
Written off in flying accident 3/7/1971: Encountered strong upward lift, entered clouds. Lost control during attempted recovery, spoilers not used. Broke up in flight, wing separated from fuselage, and crashed at Portola, California. Pilot survived as parachuted safely from aircraft.

Sources:

http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t51.htm
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=61055&key=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
19-Dec-2012 13:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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