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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142311
Last updated: 23 February 2021
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Date:05-FEB-2012
Time:13:26 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DUOD model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus
Owner/operator:Glider Girl LLC
Registration: N369DD
C/n / msn: 223
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Heavenly Mountain Resort, South Lake Tahoe, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:KMEV
Destination airport:KMEV
Narrative:
The pilot of a Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus was forced to make a hard landing at Heavenly Mountain Resort, South Lake Tahoe, CA, close to border of Nevada. The glider suffered only minor damage.

The pilot and the passenger escaped uninjured.

Sources:

http://carsonnow.org/story/02/05/2012/glider-crash-heavenly-mountain-resort-pilot-and-passenger-reportedly-ok
http://southtahoenow.com/story/02/05/2012/report-glider-crash-heavenly-mountain-resort-calstar-helicopter-its-way
https://www.laketahoenews.net/2012/02/glider-plane-makes-emergency-landing-at-heavenly/

https://tortui.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Woody-with-Duo-Discus_thumb2.jpg_ (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2012 22:13 Alpine Flight Added
05-Feb-2012 22:54 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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