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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70368
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Date:03-AUG-1986
Time:13:30
Type:Schweizer SGS 1-35
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N34180
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Marana, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A SCHWEIZER SGS 1-35, LANDED HARD AFTER A STEEP FINAL APPROACH. THE PILOT INDICATED THAT HE WAS HIGH ON FINAL APPROACH AND INITIALLY APPLIED 30 DEGREES OF FLAPS. HE WAS STILL TOO HIGH AND ELECTED TO USE 80 DEGREES (FULL) FLAPS. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD NOSE DONW ON THE AIRCRAFT BELLY FORWARD OF LANDING GEAR. THE AIRCRAFT CANOPY WAS BROKEN IMMEDIATELY BY THE IMPACT. THE AIRCRAFT THEN OVERRAN THE DIRT RUNWAY AND CAME TO REST IN VEGETATION OFF THE END. THE PILOT ALSO INDICATED THAT THIS WAS HIS FIRST FLIGHT IN THIS MODEL GLIDER AND THAT THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE AIRCRAFT PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

Sources:

NTSB Identification: LAX86LA316


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Dec-2009 02:54 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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