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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208616
Last updated: 14 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ll23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
LET L-23 Super Blaník
Registration: N389BA
C/n / msn: 018803
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Clermont, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Groveland, FL (6FL0)
Destination airport:Groveland, FL (6FL0)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The student pilot reported that, during the first solo landing, the glider was “not straight” for the flare, and she attempted to correct with right rudder. Subsequently, she overcorrected, and the glider veered right and struck a hangar.
The glider sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and both wings.
The student pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the glider that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The student pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during the landing flare.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

02-Apr-2018 07:34 ASN Update Bot Added

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