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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70326
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:14-MAY-1988
Time:17:00
Type:Slingsby T.59D Kestrel 19
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N74T
MSN: 1809
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Middletown, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING A LOCAL PLEASURE FLIGHT, THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN ALTITUDE DUE TO THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERING A DOWNDRAFT. DURING THE LANDING ROLL IN AN OPEN FIELD, THE PILOT INTENTIONALLY GROUND LOOPED THE AIRCRAFT TO AVOID COLLIDING WITH A FENCE.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: LAX88LA182


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]
11-Jul-2020 04:51 Kirbymoorside Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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