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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29687
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Date:30-MAY-1993
Time:10:30
Type:Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 2
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N173
MSN: 27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Buena Vista, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Buena Vista, CO
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL THE PILOT WENT FROM NEGATIVE TO POSITIVE FLAPS AFTER THE CONTROLS BECAME EFFECTIVE. THE FLAP TRANSITION WAS RAPID AND THE GLIDER BEGAN TO OSCILLATE IN PITCH. THE OSCILLATIONS BECAME DIVERGENT AND THE GLIDER ROLLED OFF ON A WING AND COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND SHORTLY AFTER THE SAFETY ROPE PARTED. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE WENT FROM NEGATIVE TO POSITIVE FLAPS TOO QUICKLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL.


Sources:

NTSB Identification: DEN93LA064


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Oct-2009 11:32 DColclasure Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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