ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59048
Last updated: 19 June 2013
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Narrative:The Schleicher ASK23B, JA2409, a privately operated glider, left the Nagano City gliding field in Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture, by winch launching on May 12, 2007, on a pleasure flight. At about 15:24, while flying towards Mount Taro (elevation 997m), located approximately 4.5 km to the southwest of the gliding field, it collided with a power line and crashed.
|Type:||Schleicher ASK 23B|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Nagano City -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Nagano City gliding field|
It is estimated that this accident was caused by that while making ridge soaring from Mt. Tenno to Mt. Taro the glider had temporarily lost sight of the power lines, flew too close to the power lines, and when recognized visually again the power lines, it took too late evasive maneuver, collided with the power lines and crashed.
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