Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Schempp-Hirth Discus CS, N1122Q: Accident occurred July 03, 2018 in Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Windsor Locks

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http://registry.faa.gov/N1122Q

NTSB Identification: GAA18CA392
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 03, 2018 in Pomfret, VT
Aircraft: Schempp Hirth DISCUS CS, registration: N1122Q

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Pilot lost lift and landed in field, impacted a gully and damaged the tail.

Date: 03-JUL-18
Time: 20:33:00Z
Regis#: N1122Q
Aircraft Make: SCHEMPP HIRTH
Aircraft Model: DISCUS CS
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: MANEUVERING (MNV)
Operation: 91
City: POMFRET
State: VERMONT



POMFRET, Vt. — No one was injured Tuesday evening when a glider crashed into a farmer's field in Pomfret.

Vermont State Police said the glider crashed in the field near Pomfret and Hewitt Hill Roads while landing at around 4:30 p.m.

They said the pilot, Bob Iuliano, 63, of Queensbury, New York, was not injured.

Troopers said they found him at a nearby home when they arrived at the scene.

Police said the glider struck a gully during landing, causing heavy tail end damage to the glider.

Troopers said the crash was reported to the National Transportation Safety Board for further investigation.

Story and video ➤ http://www.mynbc5.com




POMFRET, Vt. (AP) Police say a glider crashed into a farmer's field in Vermont.

Vermont State Police say the crash happened in Pomfret when the pilot tried to land around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

The glider struck a gully during the crash, causing heavy tail-end damage.

The pilot has been identified as Bob Iuliano, 63, of Queensbury, New York, and police say he was not injured.

The crash has been reported to the National Transportation Safety Board for further investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.wcax.com

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