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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70017
Last updated: 6 February 2020
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Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-100 Elan
Registration: N83GB
C/n / msn: E133
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Stanton Airfield, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Stanton Airfield
Destination airport:Stanton Airfield
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot said that after a normal lift-off, the glider bounced, causing it to rise rapidly to about 50ft AGL. He elected to release from the tow-aircraft and land straight ahead. However the right wing struck the ground and the glider came to the rest inverted with substantial damages. The pilot had a total of 35h in gliders of which 2h were in this model of glider.


NTSB Identification: MKC89LA131

Revision history:

09-Nov-2009 02:49 DColclasure Added
07-Apr-2010 23:28 penguin832 Updated [Time, Cn, Destination airport, Narrative]
09-Nov-2013 13:22 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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