Friday, June 04, 2021

LET L-23 Super Blanik, N912B: Accident occurred May 31, 2021 at Brokenstraw Airport (P15), Pittsfield, Warren County, Pennsylvania

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 traveled to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Brokenstraw Soaring Club Inc


Location: Pittsfield, PA
Accident Number: ERA21LA242
Date & Time: May 31, 2021, 14:00 Local 
Registration: N912B
Aircraft: LET L-23 SUPER BLANIK 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Instructional

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: LET
Registration: N912B
Model/Series: L-23 SUPER BLANIK
Aircraft Category: Glider
Amateur Built: No
Operator:
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: KJHW,1723 ft msl 
Observation Time: 13:56 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 20 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 17°C /3°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 10 knots / , 270°
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.3 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Pittsfield, PA (P15)
Destination: Pittsfield, PA

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 41.83294,-79.360671 (est)

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