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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187349
Last updated: 21 November 2021
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Date:15-MAY-2016
Time:16:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic as19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 19
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N19VT
MSN: 19033
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Madison County, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Alexandria, IN
Destination airport:Alexandria, IN
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Crashed after getting caught in a downdraft.The glider hit the ground nose first and then the right wing hit the ground. The pilot survived, the glider was destroyed.

Sources:

http://www.wishtv.com/news/local-news/glider-crash-sends-howard-county-man-to-hospital/1116535580
https://www.navbug.com/article173135263/glider_crash_sends_howard_county_man_to_hospital_wish_tv.htm

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2016 07:42 transylhwp Added
17-May-2016 13:15 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
17-May-2016 13:26 Ştefan Updated [Narrative]
17-May-2016 23:05 Geno Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-May-2016 05:37 Alpine Flight Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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