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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240830
Last updated: 2 September 2020
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Type:Let L 33 SOLO
Registration: N355BA
C/n / msn: 990506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Arlington, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Arlington, WA (AWO)
Destination airport:Arlington, WA (AWO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The glider pilot reported while on final approach to land, the ground speed decreased and the glider descended faster than expected. Unable to reach the runway, he diverted to a gravel area for a forced landing. The glider landed hard, and during the landing roll he heard a loud bang that was later identified as a pothole.
The glider sustained substantial damage to the fuselage.
The pilot reported no mechanical malfunctions with the glider that would have precluded normal operation.



Revision history:

02-Sep-2020 13:53 ASN Update Bot Added

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