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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70547
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:08-APR-1984
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic s126 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schweizer SGS 1-26C
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N4450N
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mount Vernon, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE SAILPLANE ENCOUNTERED DETERIDRATING THERMALS & ELECTED TO MAKE AN OFF AIRPORT LANDING AS HE DID NOT THINK HE COULD REACH THE AIRPORT. HE OVERSHOT THE SELECTED FIELD IN HIS ATTEMPT TO MISS SOME WIRES AT THE APCH END OF THE FIELD DESPITETHE USE OF SPOILERS & SIDE SLIPPING. THE ACFT STRUCK A DITCH ON ROLLOUT.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: SEA84LA080


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Dec-2009 11:28 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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