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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69993
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus b/16.6
Registration: N90DM
MSN: 81
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Hawthorne, NV -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot of the Schempp-Hirth Ventus b/16.6 sailplane elected to land on a highway, short of his destination in a competition event. The sailplane struck the roadside reflectors and sustained substantial damages.


NTSB Identification: SEA90LA119

Revision history:

08-Nov-2009 09:31 DColclasure Added
19-Jan-2012 06:15 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Nature, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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