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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226749
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Time:02:47 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic ls4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS4-a
Registration: N7LR
MSN: 4087
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Moriarty, NM -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Coroner's autopsy report indicated the pilot suffered a massive heart attack while in the air, but managed to land. A barbed wire fence was clipped on final approach and the glider ground looped. Damage was to the landing gear doors, a broken canopy and some leading edge damage. The pilot exhibited no traumatic injury, but was deceased in the cockpit when help arrived



Revision history:

02-Jul-2019 18:37 Captain Adam Added
03-Jul-2019 12:20 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Jul-2019 19:26 Anon. Updated [Damage, Narrative]

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