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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69858
Last updated: 13 March 2019
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Date:08-JUN-1994
Time:16:06
Type:Schweizer SGS 1-26D
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N7751S
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:North Plains, OR -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:
Departure airport:North Plains, OR
Destination airport:North Plains, OR
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT REPORTED THAT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF THE CANOPY POPPED OPEN DURING THE CLIMB OUT. THE PILOT RELEASED FROM THE TOW PLANE AT 500 FEET AGL AND HELD THE CANOPY CLOSED FOR THE RETURN LANDING. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE COULDN'T SEE WHEN HE LET GO OF THE CANOPY TO APPLY THE SPOILERS AND BRAKES. THE GLIDER LANDED LONG AND COLLIDED WITH A SMALL STRUCTURE BEFORE COMING TO A REST.


Sources:

NTSB Identification: SEA94LA148


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Nov-2009 10:57 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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