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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226749
Last updated: 11 July 2019
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Date:30-JUN-2019
Time:02:47 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic ls4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS4-a
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N7LR
C/n / msn: 4087
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Moriarty, NM -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Coroner's autopsy report indicated the pilot suffered a massive heart attack while in the air, but managed to land. A barbed wire fence was clipped on final approach and the glider ground looped. Damage was to the landing gear doors, a broken canopy and some leading edge damage. The pilot exhibited no traumatic injury, but was deceased in the cockpit when help arrived

Sources:

FAA
https://flightaware.com/resources/registration/N7LR
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N7LR


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jul-2019 18:37 Captain Adam Added
03-Jul-2019 12:20 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Jul-2019 19:26 Anon. Updated [Damage, Narrative]

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