Sunday, May 16, 2021

ICA Brasov IS-28B2, N41CR: Accident occurred May 16, 2021 at Sky Soaring Airport (55LL) Union, McHenry 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; Des Plaines, Illinois

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Sky Soaring Inc

Location: Huntley, IL
Accident Number: CEN21LA226
Date & Time: May 16, 2021, 13:00 Local 
Registration: N41CR
Aircraft: I.C.A.-BRASOV (ROMANIA) IS-28B2 
Injuries: 2 Serious
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: I.C.A.-BRASOV (ROMANIA) 
Registration: N41CR
Model/Series: IS-28B2
Aircraft Category: Glider
Amateur Built: No
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KDKB,915 ft msl 
Observation Time: 12:55 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 16 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 19°C /12°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 5 knots / , 230°
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.18 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Hampshire, IL (55LL) 
Destination: Huntley, IL

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 Serious 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 Serious 
Latitude, Longitude: 42.155593,-88.519095 (est)

Two men were hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries after a glider accident in Hampshire, according to Huntley fire officials.

Around 1 p.m., first responders arrived on the scene of a glider accident at the Sky Soaring, a glider club in Hampshire, after two men had landed a glider in a field adjacent to the facility, according to Huntley fire officials.

The two were taken to a nearby hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. The glider was "significantly damaged," according to Huntley fire officials.

The Kane County sheriff's department and Federal Aviation Administration are working on an ongoing investigation into the incident.

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