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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240113
Last updated: 8 September 2020
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Date:16-AUG-2020
Time:14:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic L13S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aerotechnik L-13SEH Vivat
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N334BA
C/n / msn: 940517
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:William 'Tiny' Zehnder Field Airport (66G), Saginaw County, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Frankenmuth, MI (66G)
Destination airport:Frankenmuth, MI (66G)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
According to the pilot, following a landing and back-taxi in a motor glider, he failed to stow the speed brake prior to attempting a subsequent takeoff. During the takeoff attempt, the glider would not climb out of ground effect and departed the end of the runway and impacted terrain, resulting in substantial damage to the fuselage and serious injuries to both occupants.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200816X62856&key=1
https://www.abc12.com/2020/08/16/frankenmuth-pd-minor-injuries-in-sunday-plane-crash/
https://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw-bay-city/2020/08/two-injured-when-plane-crashes-into-ditch-in-frankenmuth-township.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Aug-2020 22:22 Captain Adam Added
16-Aug-2020 22:39 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
16-Aug-2020 22:42 RobertMB Updated [Time, Cn, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Aug-2020 07:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport]
17-Aug-2020 07:01 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport]
08-Sep-2020 12:43 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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