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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70996
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:09-JAN-1982
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 20
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N10UP
C/n / msn: 20104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Calistoga, Napa County, California -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Napa County Airport (APC/KAPC)
Destination airport:Calistoga, Napa County, California
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ON FINAL APPROACH FOR LANDING, THE PILOT RETRACTED THE GEAR WHEN HE INTENDED TO ACTUATE THE SPOILERS. HE LANDED WITH THE GEAR RETRACTED AND SLID INTO A FENCE AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT WHEN THE GEAR HANDLE IS IN THE DOWN POSITION, IT IS NEXT TO AND ABOUT ONE INCH BELOW THE SPOILER HANDLE. HE ALSO NOTED THAT IN MOST GLIDERS, THE GEAR HANDLE IS LOCATED COMPLETELY CLEAR OF THE SPOILER HANDLE AND/OR IT IS OF A DIFFERENT SHAPE.

Glider substantially damaged, but later repaired and sold on: became D-1152 in West Germany, and then OM-1111


Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: LAX82DVG13
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/asw201.htm
3. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=10UP


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2010 07:54 DColclasure Added
18-Dec-2014 16:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Dec-2014 18:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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