ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40290
Last updated: 24 October 2014
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Date:09-JUN-1990
Time:1400
Type:Rolladen-Schneider LS3-a
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N116TD
C/n / msn: 3398
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vacaville, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(CA58)
Destination airport:(CA58)
Narrative:
THE WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE GLIDER APPEARED TO BE WORKING THERMALS ABOUT ONE MILE FROM THE AIRPORT. THE WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE GLIDER ENTERED A STALL THEN A SPIN. THE SPIN WAS REPORTED TO CONTINUE TO GROUND IMPACT. EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S INFLIGHT LOSS OF CONTROL FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X23453
NTSB Identification: LAX90LA212


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
08-Nov-2009 09:31 DColclasure Updated
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