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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42950
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:21-OCT-1995
Time:17:10
Type:Glasflügel H-303 Mosquito
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N237B
C/n / msn: 53
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dunlap, TN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Dunlap, TN
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The glider was observed by pilots of three other gliders to be flying at a slow airspeed 400-500 feet above trees on a ridge line. The nose of the glider pitched up and the glider stalled and entered a spin from which it crashed. CAUSE: the failure of the pilot to maintain airspeed resulting in a spin at an altitude insufficient for recovery.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001207X04760
NTSB Identification: MIA96LA012


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
02-Nov-2009 02:32 DColclasure Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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