Accident Schempp-Hirth SHK-1 N30055,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14104
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Date:Sunday 28 August 1966
Time:12:41 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth SHK-1
Registration: N30055
MSN: 26
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Saginaw County H.W. Browne Airport - KHYX, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:KHYX
Destination airport:KHYX
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The glider stalled while attached to the launch cable. During the stall-spin the cable released at about 100ft AGL. The glider crashed to the ground killing the pilot.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI67A0029
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
03-Apr-2010 23:37 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source]
10-Nov-2013 11:34 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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