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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70325
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:02-JUL-1988
Time:15:31
Type:Schweizer SGS 1-23H-15
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N8619R
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hammonton, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE GLIDER PILOT WAS IN A LEFT TRAFFIC PATTERN FOR RUNWAY 3, WHEN HE REALIZED THE GLIDER WAS TOO LOW. REPORTEDLY, HE TRIED TO 'STRETCH' HIS GLIDE. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE GLIDER STALLED & ENTERED A SPIN AT ABOUT 500 TO 600 FT AGL. THE PILOT INITIATED SPIN RECOVERY PROCEDURES, BUT THE GLIDER CRASHED BEFORE HE RECOVERED.


Sources:

NTSB Identification: NYC88DHD03


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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