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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70385
 
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Date:09-AUG-1986
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic h201 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Glasflügel H-201 Standard Libelle
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N7190
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Markleville, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE PILOT OF THE GLASS FUGEL GLIDER REPORTED NO MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE AIRPLANE PRIOR TO THE CRASH AFTER ATTEMPTING A CIRCLE TO LAND MANEUVER. THE PILOT INDICATED HE MISJUDGED HIS ALTITUDE WITH THE UP HILL SLOPING RUNWAY. DURING THE CIRCLING MANEUVER HE FORGOT TO FLY THE AIRPLANE AND ALLOWED THE AIRSPEED TO GET TOO LOW WHICH RESULTED IN AN INFLIGHT LOSS OF CONTROL AND SPIN INTO THE GROUND.

Sources:

NTSB Identification: LAX86LA318


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Dec-2009 04:21 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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