Accident at Mountain View, Ontario

Summary

1996-03-19: Solo student turned right base leg for runway 16 early, resulting in a high final approach. Student increased airspeed and attempted S-turns to lose altitude to avoid over-running end of runway. Right wing contacted ground while aircraft was in a right banked attitude. Glider carthwheeled coming to rest approximately 200 degrees off of original direction of flight. Student egressed without injury. Ops. Impact -- unknown.

Details


CADORS Number 1995O0406
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-08-10 - 14:17
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Mountain View, Ontario
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Reported By
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Glider
 Silhouette image of Glider
Canadian Registration GFME | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner AIR CADET LEAGUE OF CANADA
Operator AIR CADET LEAGUE OF CANADA Private
Make SCHWEIZER
Model SGS 2 33A
Year Built 1978
Engine Type None
Engine Make
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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