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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70978
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Date:17-SEP-1983
Time:13:15
Type:Schweizer SGS 2-33A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N57835
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Fremont, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ACCORDING TO THE STUDENT PLT, HE HAD FOUND AN AREA OF LIFT AFTER RELEASING FROM THE TOW PLANE & HAD SOARED TO 2100 FT. HOWEVER, WHILE HE WAS RETURNING TO THE ARPT, HE REALIZED THAT HE WOULD BE TOO LOW TO REACH THE RWY. HE ATTEMPTED TO LAND ON A HIGHWAY, BUT THE ACFT STRUCK A BUILDING WITH THE LEFT WING, THEN THE RIGHT WING ENCOUNTERED TELEPHONE LINES. THE GLIDER CAME TO REST WITH THE RIGHT WING SUSPENDED BY THE LINES. REPORTEDLY, ALL OF THE STUDENT'S FLT TIME IN GLIDERS WAS ACCUMULATED ON THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT. HE ALSO HAD 20 HRS FLT TIME IN SINGLE ENG ACFT.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: LAX83LA447


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2010 06:00 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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