Monday, June 06, 2022

Schweizer SGS 1-35C, N2817H: Fatal accident occurred June 05, 2022 in Midlothian, Ellis County, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; North Texas

Glider crashed under unknown circumstances. 


Date: 05-JUN-22
Time: 23:20:00Z
Regis#: N2817H
Aircraft Make: SCHWEIZER
Aircraft Model: SGS 1-35C
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 1
Flight Crew: 1 fatal
Pax: 0
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91
City: MIDLOTHIAN
State: TEXAS

Those who may have information that might be relevant to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation may contact them by email witness@ntsb.gov, and any friends and family who want to contact investigators about the accident should email assistance@ntsb.gov. You can also call the NTSB Response Operations Center at 844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290.

Ralph Farra

3 comments:


  1. Certificate Issue Date: 2022-04-05
    change of registration.
    SE of MIDLOTHIAN, TX TA11 - Texas Soaring Association Gliderport - AirNav

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  2. Some user perspectives on the type:
    http://members.goldengate.net/~tmrent/soar/docs/135/ramb135.htm

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    1. This incident was not a crash. The pilot landed the aircraft short of the runway on the airport property. The aircraft sustained no damage and the pilot was not visibly injured. The pilot was found unresponsive by ground crew.

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