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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71012
Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Date:20-MAY-1982
Time:14:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic ll13 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
LET L-13 Blaník
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N99805
C/n / msn: 026509
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Warren, MN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT WAS HAVING DIFFICULTY CONTROLLING THE GLIDER DURING THE TOW AND RELEASED PREMATURELY. THE DESTINATION WAS 12 TO 14 MILES AWAY WITH 10-15 KT HEADWINDS. WHEN THE PILOT DECIDED THE DESTINATION COULD NOT BE MADE A ROAD WAS SELECTED FOR A FORCED LANDING BECAUSE LOCAL FIELDS WERE SOFT AND MUDDY. AT A LOW ALTITUDE THE TOW PILOT WARNED OF A TRUCK ON THE ROAD AND THE GLIDER PILOT DIVERTED TO A NEARBY FIELD. THE WING COLLIDED WITH TERRAIN RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE GLIDER.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: CHI82DA177


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2010 10:57 DColclasure Added
04-Jul-2013 12:49 Captain Updated [Cn, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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