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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70322
Last updated: 15 November 2021
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Date:05-JUN-1988
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic gr13 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob G103A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N49443
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Franconia, NH -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING TAKEOFF, TURBULENCE WAS ENCOUNTERED AND THE STUDENT PILOT HAD A HARD TIME CONTROLLING THE GLIDER. AS THE INSTRUCTOR TOOK CONTROL, THE STUDENT RELEASED THE TOW ROPE. THE INSTRUCTOR PUSHED THE NOSE DOWN AND TURNED IN AN ATTEMPT TO LEVEL THE WINGS, BUT THE LEFT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND AND THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND, SNAPPING OFF THE TAIL.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: NYC88LA161


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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