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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42422
Last updated: 24 March 2019
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Date:22-MAY-1982
Time:15:13
Type:Broyill-Cowan-Murray BG12B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N612BG
C/n / msn: 189
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Yerington, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Bridgeport, CA
Destination airport:Minden, NV
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AT ABOUT 1315 PDT, THE PILOT DEPARTED ON A ROUND ROBIN CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT FROM MINDEN, NEVADA TO BRIDGEPORT CALIFORNIA AND RETURN. HE WAS PARTICIPATING IN A REGION II SOARING CHAMPIONSHIP (SPORT CLASS). ON THE RETURN LEG OF THE TRIP, THE PILOT WAS OSERVED MANEUVERING AT ABOUT 50 FT AGL. WHILE IN A STEEP TURN, HIS LEFT WING TIP STRUCK THE GROUND AND THE GLIDER CARTWHEELED TO THE SURFACE. THE ACCIDENT SITE WAS LOCATED ABOUT 10 MILES EAST OF THE TRACK THAT THE PILOT WAS EXPECTED TO FOLLOW AND ABOUT 32 MILES FROM THE DESTINATION. THE ELEVATION OF THE ACCIDENT SITE WAS ABOUT 6500 FT MSL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03641


Revision history:

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

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