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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70408
Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Date:16-AUG-1987
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic ll13 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
LET L-13 Blaník
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N9997Q
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Littlefield, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT ACTIVATED THE FLAPS WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH INSTEAD OF THE SPOILERS. WHEN THE GLIDER DID NOT DESCEND AS HE EXPECTED, A LEFT 360 DEGREE TURN WAS INITIATED TO LOSE ALTITUDE. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE THEN UNINTENTIONALLY STALLED THE AIRCRAFT WHILE IN THE LEFT TURN AND COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND SHORT OF THE RUNWAY.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: FTW87LA199


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Dec-2009 07:23 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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