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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70314
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Date:04-SEP-1988
Time:13:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic s233 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schweizer SGS 2-33A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N3613F
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Hinckley, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING THE INITIAL CLIMBOUT ON THE DUAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT, AS THE GLIDER WAS TOWED THROUGH APPROXIMATELY 50-100' AGL, THE TOW ROPE FAILED. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT EXECUTED A HARD FORCED LANDING AT THE EDGE OF A CORNFIELD LOCATED TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. BOTH PILOTS REPORTED THAT THE TOUCHDOWN WAS ABRUPT, WITH 'HIGHER THAN NORMAL VERTICAL VELOCITY'.

Sources:

NTSB Identification: CHI88LA236


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Dec-2009 11:07 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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