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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:53 am    Post subject: N912GR Accident Reply with quote

Very glad Dave that you are not harmed!

Dennis Adams

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On Dec 7, 2017, at 8:14 AM, David Weaver <mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net (mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net)> wrote:
On Thursday, December 7, 2017 8:15 AM, David Weaver <mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net (mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net)> wrote:




On Saturday December 2 nd, I attempted a night landing without pilot activated lights at my home base airport (Olson - Elgin, IL).
I did not execute a missed approach soon enough and struck the top of a wood fence with the left gear leg. The Pulsar XP
remained flat in trajectory and pancaked into neighboring horse pasture coming to rest 125 feet beyond the fence. Engine
and cockpit areas remained in tack with no fire aftermath. The Grove gear was attached with 4130 steel straps. The gear † † † displacement tore out the hard-point attachment areas and then partially displaced the rear spar of each wing. †I was completely † † † without injury...not even any restraint bruises. I have believed for a long time that General Aviation aircraft 3 point restraint belts † † † are unsafe and that the 4 point harness is best. I think Greg got it right "God had other plans for me".

Dave Weaver




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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:04 am    Post subject: N912GR Accident Reply with quote

On Saturday December 2 nd, I attempted a night landing without pilot activated lights at my home base airport (Olson - Elgin, IL).
I did not execute a missed approach soon enough and struck the top of a wood fence with the left gear leg.† The Pulsar XP
remained flat in trajectory and pancaked into neighboring horse pasture coming to rest 125 feet beyond the fence. Engine
and cockpit areas remained in tack with no fire aftermath. The Grove gear was attached with 4130 steel straps. The gear † † † † † displacement tore out the hard-point attachment areas and then partially displaced the rear spar of each† wing. I was completely † † † † † without injury...not even any restraint bruises. I have believed for a long time that General Aviation aircraft 3 point restraint belts † † † † † are unsafe and that the 4 point harness is best. I think Greg got it right "God had other plans for me".

Dave Weaver

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:12 am    Post subject: N912GR Accident Reply with quote

Dave,

So glad to hear you’re OK. How about the plane, is it fixable?

Jim

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On Thursday, December 7, 2017 8:15 AM, David Weaver <mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net (mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net)> wrote:



On Saturday December 2 nd, I attempted a night landing without pilot activated lights at my home base airport (Olson - Elgin, IL).

I did not execute a missed approach soon enough and struck the top of a wood fence with the left gear leg. The Pulsar XP

remained flat in trajectory and pancaked into neighboring horse pasture coming to rest 125 feet beyond the fence. Engine

and cockpit areas remained in tack with no fire aftermath. The Grove gear was attached with 4130 steel straps. The gear † † † † displacement tore out the hard-point attachment areas and then partially displaced the rear spar of each wing. I was completely † † † † without injury...not even any restraint bruises. I have believed for a long time that General Aviation aircraft 3 point restraint belts † † † † are unsafe and that the 4 point harness is best. I think Greg got it right "God had other plans for me".



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:51 am    Post subject: N912GR Accident Reply with quote

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Glad to hear you got out of it safely. 


On Saturday December 2 nd, I attempted a night landing without pilot activated lights at my home base airport (Olson - Elgin, IL).
I did not execute a missed approach soon enough and struck the top of a wood fence with the left gear leg.  The Pulsar XP
remained flat in trajectory and pancaked into neighboring horse pasture coming to rest 125 feet beyond the fence.  Engine
and cockpit areas remained in tack with no fire aftermath.  The Grove gear was attached with 4130 steel straps.  The gear                                                            displacement tore out the hard-point attachment areas and then partially displaced the rear spar of each  wing.  I was completely                                                             without injury...not even any restraint bruises.   I have believed for a long time that General Aviation aircraft  3 point restraint belts                                                                 are unsafe and that the 4 point harness is best.  I think Greg got it right "God had other plans for me".
 
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:18 pm    Post subject: N912GR Accident Reply with quote

Dave,
Glad to hear you're ok. The plane is definitely fixable I'm sure.
Solly Melyon

On Thursday, December 7, 2017 8:15 AM, David Weaver <mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net> wrote:




On Saturday December 2 nd, I attempted a night landing without pilot activated lights at my home base airport (Olson - Elgin, IL).
I did not execute a missed approach soon enough and struck the top of a wood fence with the left gear leg. The Pulsar XP
remained flat in trajectory and pancaked into neighboring horse pasture coming to rest 125 feet beyond the fence.† Engine
and cockpit areas remained in tack with no fire aftermath. The Grove gear was attached with 4130 steel straps. The†gear † † † † displacement tore out the hard-point attachment areas and then partially displaced the rear spar of each wing. I was completely † † † † † without injury...not even any restraint bruises. I have believed for a long time that General Aviation aircraft 3 point restraint belts † † † † † are unsafe and that the 4 point harness is best. I think Greg got it right "God had other plans for me".

Dave Weaver

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:26 pm    Post subject: N912GR Accident Reply with quote

Hi,
Dave, I am pleased that you are OK.
Regards,
Esa
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On Thursday, December 7, 2017 8:15 AM, David Weaver <mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net> wrote:




On Saturday December 2 nd, I attempted a night landing without pilot activated lights at my home base airport (Olson - Elgin, IL).
I did not execute a missed approach soon enough and struck the top of a wood fence with the left gear leg. The Pulsar XP
remained flat in trajectory and pancaked into neighboring horse pasture coming to rest 125 feet beyond the fence. Engine
and cockpit areas remained in tack with no fire aftermath. The Grove gear was attached with 4130 steel straps. The gear † † † † † displacement tore out the hard-point attachment areas and then partially displaced the rear spar of each wing. †I was completely † † † † † without injury...not even any restraint bruises. I have believed for a long time that General Aviation aircraft 3 point restraint belts † † † † † are unsafe and that the 4 point harness is best. I think Greg got it right "God had other plans for me".

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:15 am    Post subject: N912GR Accident Reply with quote

So glad to hear the pilot walked away.

On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:58 AM Dennis Adams <ghf4986(at)gmail.com (ghf4986(at)gmail.com)> wrote:

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Very glad Dave that you are not harmed!

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On Dec 7, 2017, at 8:14 AM, David Weaver <mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net (mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net)> wrote:
On Thursday, December 7, 2017 8:15 AM, David Weaver <mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net (mortweaver(at)sbcglobal.net)> wrote:




On Saturday December 2 nd, I attempted a night landing without pilot activated lights at my home base airport (Olson - Elgin, IL).
I did not execute a missed approach soon enough and struck the top of a wood fence with the left gear leg.  The Pulsar XP
remained flat in trajectory and pancaked into neighboring horse pasture coming to rest 125 feet beyond the fence.  Engine
and cockpit areas remained in tack with no fire aftermath.  The Grove gear was attached with 4130 steel straps.  The gear                                                            displacement tore out the hard-point attachment areas and then partially displaced the rear spar of each  wing.  I was completely                                                             without injury...not even any restraint bruises.   I have believed for a long time that General Aviation aircraft  3 point restraint belts                                                                 are unsafe and that the 4 point harness is best.  I think Greg got it right "God had other plans for me".
 
Dave Weaver






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On Saturday December 2 nd, I attempted a night landing without pilot activated lights at my home base airport (Olson - Elgin, IL).
I did not execute a missed approach soon enough and struck the top of a wood fence with the left gear leg.  The Pulsar XP
remained flat in trajectory and pancaked into neighboring horse pasture coming to rest 125 feet beyond the fence.  Engine
and cockpit areas remained in tack with no fire aftermath.  The Grove gear was attached with 4130 steel straps.  The gear                                                            displacement tore out the hard-point attachment areas and then partially displaced the rear spar of each  wing.  I was completely                                                             without injury...not even any restraint bruises.   I have believed for a long time that General Aviation aircraft  3 point restraint belts                                                                 are unsafe and that the 4 point harness is best.  I think Greg got it right "God had other plans for me".
 
Dave Weaver
 
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  Glad to hear that you are O.K. sorry to hear of your incident. Emil Radtke N143NB


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