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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70391
Last updated: 8 May 2020
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Date:17-APR-1987
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 21
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N174KS
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Eagleville, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING A LANDING ATTEMPT, N174KS COLLIDED WITH A TREELINE ON FINAL APPROACH TO THE AIRPORT. THE INSTRUCTOR REPORTED THAT THE FLIGHT WAS NORMAL UNTIL THE STUDENT ENCOUNTERED A DOWNDRAFT ON FINAL APPROACH. THE INSTRUCTOR TOOK CONTROL OF THE CONTROLS, BUT WAS UNABLE REGAIN THE LOST ALTITUDE AND AIRSPEED. THE GLIDER COLLIDED WITH A TREE STALLED AND CRASHED. THE INSTRUCTOR DID NOT REPORT ANY GLIDER CONTROL OR SYSTEM PROBLEMS.

Sources:

NTSB Identification: ATL87DLT01


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Dec-2009 05:58 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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