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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69909
Last updated: 27 March 2019
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Date:20-MAY-1992
Time:16:20
Type:Schweizer SGS 1-35C
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2739H
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Big Timber, MT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE GLIDER WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN ALTITUDE DUE TO A LOSS OF LIFT. THE PILOT INITIATED A FORCED LANDING TO AN OPEN FIELD. WHEN APPROXIMATELY 30 FEET AGL, THE GLIDER ENTERED A HIGH SINK RATE. THE PILOT REDUCED THE ANGLE OF ATTACK AND RETRACTED THE FLAPS, HOWEVER, THE GLIDER CONTINUED TO SINK AND LANDED HARD.


Sources:

NTSB Identification: SEA92LA098


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2009 02:52 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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