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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39290
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Date:09-APR-1998
Time:16:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic as19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 19B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N297B
MSN: 19376
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Hamptonville, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Jonesville, NC (78A)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A witness observed the glider at about 200 feet, and the airspeed was described as slow. The glider was observed to make several 360-degree turns before the nose of the glider was observed to pitch straight down, and the glider disappeared from view below the tree line. CAUSE: The pilot's failure to maintain airspeed (VSO) while maneuvering at a low altitude.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X09914
NTSB Identification: MIA98LA128


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
24-Sep-2009 09:53 DColclasure Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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