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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65983
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Type:Grob G103 Twin Astir
Registration: N5364G
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Fairfield, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Fairfield, PA
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot completed a left traffic pattern to land on runway 33L, one of two parallel grass runways. He overshot the runway, and decided to land on runway 33R. He subsequently left the spoilers deployed for too long, and descended faster than expected. He attempted to align the glider with the runway, but was unable to level the wings prior to the left wing tip striking the ground. When asked about the performance of the glider, the pilot stated, "The glider performed fine. It was responding as designed. Unfortunately, the inputs were not correct."


NTSB Identification: IAD02LA048

Revision history:

27-Jun-2009 00:03 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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