Friday, October 02, 2020

Schleicher ASK 21, N721WC: Accident occurred September 29, 2020 at Hinckley Airport (0C2), DeKalb County, Illinois

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Chicago, Illinois

Location: Hinckley, IL
Accident Number: CEN20LA427
Date & Time: September 29, 2020, 13:50 Local
Registration: N721WC
Aircraft: Schleicher ASK21 
Injuries: 2 None
Flight Conducted Under:
Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information
Aircraft Make: Schleicher
Registration: N721WC
Model/Series: ASK21 NO SERIES 
Aircraft Category: Glider
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:
Meteorological Information and Flight Plan
Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KARR,710 ft msl
Observation Time: 13:52 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 8 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 13°C /8°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 2300 ft AGL
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 12 knots / , 260°
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 3000 ft AGL
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.85 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point: Hinckley, IL (0C2) 
Destination: Hinckley, IL
Wreckage and Impact Information
Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries:
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None 
Latitude, Longitude:41.772578,-88.652368 

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