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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70635
Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Date:08-JUL-1984
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic ll13 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
LET L-13 Blaník
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N99966
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Llano, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE GLIDER DID NOT SINK AS FAST AS EXPECTED ON THE DOWNWIND LEG, SO HE EXTENDED FLAPS TO 30 TO 40 DEG, USED SPOILERS & EXTENDED THE DOWNWIND. ON BASE LEG HE ENTERED AN AREA OF HIGH SINK; THEREFORE, HE CLOSED THE SPOILERS & ANGLED TOWARD THE RWY. HE DECIDED THAT HE WOULD BE UNABLE TO REACH THE RWY, SO HE ELECTED TO LAND IN A FIELD, SHORT OF THE ARPT. DURING THE LANDING ON ROUGH TERRAIN, THE RIGHT WING HIT A JOSHUA TREE & THE GLIDER WAS DAMAGED.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: LAX84LA386


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Dec-2009 08:58 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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