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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71619
Last updated: 26 September 2019
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Date:22-JUN-1980
Time:15:23
Type:Schempp-Hirth Janus
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D7013
C/n / msn: 62
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Katy, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Katy Airport, Katy, Texas
Destination airport:Katy Airport, Katy, Texas
Narrative:
Encountered downdrafts and headwinds from thunderstorms whilst returning to Katy Airport, Katy, Texas. Hit irrigation levee during landing near the airport. Aircraft substantially damaged, but later repaired and sold to a new owner; re-registered in France as F-CHOC from 23/4/2013

Sources:

1. https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=31221&key=0
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/janus.htm
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20120928112413/http://www.immat.aviation-civile.gouv.fr:80/immat/servlet/aeronef_liste.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jan-2010 04:23 DColclasure Added
21-Jan-2016 19:16 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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