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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59048
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Date:12-MAY-2007
Time:15:24
Type:Silhouette image of generic as23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 23B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: JA2409
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nagano City -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Nagano City gliding field
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Schleicher ASK23B, JA2409, a privately operated glider, left the Nagano City gliding field in Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture, by winch launching on May 12, 2007, on a pleasure flight. At about 15:24, while flying towards Mount Taro (elevation 997m), located approximately 4.5 km to the southwest of the gliding field, it collided with a power line and crashed.
PROBABLE CAUSE:
It is estimated that this accident was caused by that while making ridge soaring from Mt. Tenno to Mt. Taro the glider had temporarily lost sight of the power lines, flew too close to the power lines, and when recognized visually again the power lines, it took too late evasive maneuver, collided with the power lines and crashed.

Sources:

http://www.mlit.go.jp/jtsb/eng-air_report/JA2409.pdf


Revision history:

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30-Mar-2009 03:59 harro Added

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