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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40663
Last updated: 12 February 2019
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Date:04-JUN-1983
Time:13:45
Type:Link-Johnson-Chessman HP-16
Owner/operator:Link Johnson Chessman
Registration: N9025N
C/n / msn: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Eldorado Sprgs., CO -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Boulder, CO (IV5)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE GLIDER CRASHED INTO A MOUNTAIN WHILE MANEUVERING DURING VMC WEATHER. THE PILOT WAS FATALLY INJURED. THE GLIDER IMPACTED THE FACE OF BEAR PEAK MOUNTAIN NEAR THE 7900 FT. LEVEL. THE FUSELAGE WAS CRUSHED THE WINGS SEPARATED AND THE PILOT, WHO HAD UNDONE HIS RESTRAINT SYSTEM, WAS THROWN FROM THE ACFT AND WAS LOCATED ABOUT 100 FT DOWN THE MOUNTAIN FACE. THE ACCIDENT WAS NOT SURVIVABLE DUE TO IMPACT FORCES. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X43293


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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