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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69984
Last updated: 27 February 2019
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Date:14-AUG-1990
Time:13:03
Type:Schweizer SGS 1-35
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N34461
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Erwinna, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:
Departure airport:Erwinna, PA
Destination airport:Erwinna, PA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING TAKEOFF ROLL THE TOW ROPE BECAME SLACK AND AS THE GLIDER STARTED ITS INITIAL CLIMB OUT TO ABOUT 50 FEET A.G.L. THE ROPE SLIPPED AFT OFF OF THE TOW HOOK. DURING THE OFF AIRPORT LANDING, THE NOSE TOUCHED A HIGH MOUND OF DIRT, DROPPING THE LEFT WING. THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE GLIDER SKIDDED ABOUT 40 FEET ON THE RIGHT WING COMING TO REST IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OF LANDING.


Sources:

NTSB Identification: NY


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Nov-2009 09:30 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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