Preliminary Accident Reports

November 1999 Issue

Aug. 29, Bedminster, N.J. / Schleicher ASW-19

At 14:28 EDT, a Schleicher ASW-19 glider crashed into trees at Somerset County Airport. The pilot suffered minor injuries in the crash but died shortly thereafter. A doctor who responded to the accident scene said the pilot’s right side appeared paralyzed. The medical examiner later said the pilot sustained a “massive stroke in the left side of the brain.”...

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