ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35343
Last updated: 18 November 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:05-SEP-1988
Time:14:15
Type:Glasflügel H-301 Libelle
Owner/operator:Rose/Mcneel
Registration: N71949
MSN: 81
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Salida, CO -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Salida, CO (S29)
Destination airport:(S29)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES SAID THE ACFT WAS APRX 200 FT AGL ON THE DOWNWIND LEG, BUT CLOSE IN TO THE RWY AS IT RETURNED TO THE airport FOR LANDING. ACFT ENTERED A 60 DEG RIGHT BANK TO BASE LEG. NOSE ROSE SLIGHTLY AND ACFT ROLLED INVERTED. ACFT MADE ONE-HALF TO THREE-QUARTERS SPIN BEFORE IMPACTING GROUND. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OF AIRFRAME OR FLT CONTROLS. VMC PREVAILED. COMMERCIAL PLT WAS A STUDENT AT THE U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X26804
NTSB Identification: DEN88FA199


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2009 11:06 DColclasure Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description