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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69348
Last updated: 20 April 2018
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Type:Scheibe Bergfalke II-55
Registration: N5924
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Bozeman, MT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Bozeman, MT
Destination airport:Bozeman, MT
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that the purpose of the flight was a solo flight to accumulate time for the glider rating. After gliding for approximately two hours, the pilot returned to the airport for landing. While in the traffic pattern, the pilot reported that he relied on the altimeter to determine the gliders elevation, even though the pilot stated that he felt low. While turning from the base leg to final approach, the pilot stated that the glider was too low and that he was not going to make the runway. The pilot selected an access road and during the left turn, the left wing collided with the ground. The glider spun around before coming to rest.


NTSB Identification: SEA95LA069

Revision history:

21-Oct-2009 21:06 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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