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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69783
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic as19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 19
Registration: N19KH
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Salem, UT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Heber, Utah
Destination airport:Parowan, Utah
Investigating agency: NTSB
After losing all thermal lift, the pilot was unable to glide to the nearest airport, so he elected to land in an open field. After clearing 30-foot high transmission lines about 100 feet prior to the field, he descended into the field. The glider touched down between one-third and one-half way down the 1,500 foot long field. After the touchdown, the pilot was unable to stop the glider before it impacted a hay bale and a fence near the end of the field.


NTSB Identification: SEA96LA147

Revision history:

01-Nov-2009 23:52 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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