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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70468
Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Date:23-JUN-1985
Time:12:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic ll13 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
LET L-13 Blaník
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N14420
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Gregory, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE GLIDER LANDED IN TREES AFTER THE SPOILER 'POPPED' OPEN IN FLT DURING A TOWED TAKEOFF. THE TOW PLANE RELEASED THE GLIDER AT 300 FT AGL AFTER THE SPOILERS OPENED. THE PLT LANDED WITHOUT RETRACTING THE SPOILERS. TWO FAA INSPECTORS STATED THAT THEY CHECKED THE SPOILERS OPERATION AND THEY OPERATED NORMALLY.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: CHI85LA247


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Dec-2009 15:46 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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