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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70316
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:25-AUG-1988
Time:17:00
Type:Schempp-Hirth
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N795
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Whitwell, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT WAS COMPLETING A 130 MILE CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT. JUST PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN, THE LEFT WING COLLIDED WITH A WATER SPRINKLER PIPE ALONG THE EDGE OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE GRASS WAS TALLER ALONG THE RUNWAY EDGE. THE PILOT DID NOT REPORT ANY SYSTEM PROBLEM.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: ATL88LA243


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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