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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70259
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Date:07-MAR-1987
Time:15:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 21
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N694KS
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Plainfield, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE GLIDER PLT RPRTD THAT DRG TAKEOFF, THE TOW PLT RELEASED THE TOW ROPE AT APRX 15' AGL. RPRTDLY, HE RELEASED THE TOW ROPE DUE TO A PERCEIVED LACK OF TAKEOFF & CLIMB PERFORMANCE. AFTER BEING RELEASED, THE GLIDER PLT MADE A RIGHT TURN TO AVOID UNACCEPTABLE TERRAIN AHEAD. WHILE TURNING, THE RIGHT WING TIP HIT THE GROUND & THEN THE GLIDER CRASH LANDED.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: CHI87DEE06


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Dec-2009 12:31 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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