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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70756
Last updated: 21 March 2019
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Date:30-APR-1983
Time:17:15
Type:Schweizer SGS 1-26B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2478W
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Chula Vista, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE WAS SOARING ALONG THE WEST SLOPE OF A SMALL MOUNTAIN WHEN HE INADVERTENTLY ENTERED AN AREA WHERE THE WIND WAS OBSTRUCTED BY TERRAIN FEATURES. HIS AIRSPEED DETERIORATED & HE TRIED TO TURN TOWARD AN AREA WHERE HE COULD OBTAIN LIFT. HOWEVER, THE LEFT WING TIP STRUCK THE GROUND & THE GLIDER CARTWHEELED. THE RATED, SINGLE-ENGINE, MULTIENGINE PILOT WAS ON HIS 5TH SOLO INSTRUCTIONAL FLT.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: LAX83LA209


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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