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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69879
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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Date:26-NOV-1994
Time:12:10
Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-600/18
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N7020P
C/n / msn: 6-6
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Alamogordo, NM (KALM) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE SAILPLANE STALLED AFTER THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED MODERATE TO SEVERE TURBULENCE AS THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO REPOSITION TO A LOWER RIDGE FOR BETTER LIFTING CONDITIONS. THE SAILPLANE RECOVERED IN A LEVEL ATTITUDE, BUT ONE WING TIP STRUCK A TREE AND THE AIRCRAFT SETTLED INTO THE TREES UNTIL IMPACT WITH THE GROUND.


Sources:

NTSB Identification: FTW95LA054


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Nov-2009 10:15 DColclasure Added
23-Sep-2011 08:58 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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