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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69925
Last updated: 9 September 2020
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Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-202/17
Registration: N202DG
C/n / msn: 2-149/1742
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Marshallville, GA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The glider-pilot was on a cross-country flight, when thermal Lifting Action was lost. He initiated a turn to prepare the final glide. While in the turn, the glider yawed to the left, and the Pilot was unable to regain control. After about one and a half Rotation of spin, the left wing tip collided with the ground, and the glider cartwheeled. No evidence of preimpact mechanical failure or malfunction was found.


NTSB Identification: ATL91LA106

Revision history:

07-Nov-2009 11:17 DColclasure Added
27-Aug-2014 09:16 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Nature, Damage, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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