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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69993
Last updated: 5 April 2019
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Date:13-JUN-1990
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus b/16.6
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N90DM
C/n / msn: 81
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Hawthorne, NV -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot of the Schempp-Hirth Ventus b/16.6 sailplane elected to land on a highway, short of his destination in a competition event. The sailplane struck the roadside reflectors and sustained substantial damages.


Sources:

NTSB Identification: SEA90LA119


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Nov-2009 09:31 DColclasure Added
19-Jan-2012 06:15 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Nature, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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