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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70754
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Date:17-APR-1983
Time:13:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic s233 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schweizer SGS 2-33A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2706H
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Erwinna, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE GLIDER WAS ON A DUAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT FOR LANDING PRACTICE. ON THE FINAL APPROACH TO LANDING THE GLIDER LOST LIFT AFTER EXPERIENCING EXCESSIVE SINK AND CLIPPED THE TOPS OF TREES. THE GLIDER LANDED SHORT OF THE INTENDED AREA AND THE WINGS AND NOSE OF THE ACFT WERE DAMAGED. THE WIND WAS REPORTED FROM 320 DEG AT 12 GUSTING 16 KTS.



Sources:

NTSB Identification: NYC83LA099


Revision history:

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

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