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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70319
Last updated: 13 November 2021
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Date:19-JUN-1988
Time:17:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic g102 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob G102
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N143SS
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Moriarty, NM -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PVT GLIDER PLT WAS COMPLETING A FIVE HR ENDURANCE FLIGHT. DURING THE TURN FROM BASE TO FINAL, THE GLIDER ENCOUNTERED A 15 KT XWIND AND OVERSHOT THE TURN. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO 'BUTTONHOOK' BACK TOWARD THE INTENDED TOUCHDOWN POINT. WITNESSES STATED THAT DURING LANDING ON A GRAVEL RWY, PARALLEL TO AND BESIDE RWY 26, THE LEFT WING STRUCK THE GROUND. THE GLIDER THEN GROUNDLOOPED. THE PILOT SAID THAT FATIGUE MAY HAVE AFFECTED HIS ABILITY TO CONTROL THE GLIDER DURING LANDING.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: DEN88LA132


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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