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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70966
Last updated: 13 April 2019
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Date:26-JUN-1983
Time:15:30
Type:Schweizer SGS 1-26B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N5743S
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Phelan, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE ON A LOCAL FLT, THERMAL ACTIVITY DECREASED, SO THE GLIDER PLT HEADED BACK TO THE ARPT. ON THE WAY BACK, HE ENCOUNTED AN AREA OF SINKING AIR & LOST 1500 TO 2000 FT OF ALT. HE ELECTED TO LAND ON A ROAD. DURING THE ROLL-OUT, THE LEFT WING HIT A DIRT SHOULDER BESIDE THE ROAD & THE GLIDER GROUND LOOPED.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: LAX83LA347


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2010 04:44 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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