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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39296
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:19-JUN-1985
Time:15:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus b
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N240WT
C/n / msn: 61
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Waitsfield, VT -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:KQB7
Destination airport:KQB7
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The glider was involved in a soaring championship course. About 52 minutes after starting the course witnesses observed the aircraft maneuvering to a landing on a open field. While in a steep bank the aircraft stalled and impacted the ground.
The pilot was killed.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36888
NTSB Identification: NYC85FA152


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
12-Dec-2009 17:41 DColclasure Updated
19-Jan-2012 04:06 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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