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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71048
Last updated: 12 February 2020
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Date:23-SEP-1982
Time:15:15
Type:Glasflügel H-303 Mosquito
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N12JR
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Tazewell, VA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE GLIDER PILOT WAS PARTICIPATING IN A CROSS-COUNTRY CONTEST. AS HE WAS PASSING ONE OF THE TURN POINTS, HE MANEUVERED TO PHOTOGRAPH THE POSITION. DURING THIS TIME, HE WENT TOO LOW AND WAS FORCED INTO MAKING AN EMERGENCY LANDING. WHILE MANEUVERING TO LAND, HE ENCOUNTERED A DOWNDRAFT. THE GLIDER WAS DAMAGED DURING A LANDING SHORT OF THE INTENDED TOUCHDOWN AREA.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: ATL82DA283


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2010 07:20 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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