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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:17 AM
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I actually had full sight of the plane except for the few seconds it was in the cloud, and obviously when it started going down. For the first cloud I went into I let it drop out and then sat there for a short bit and decided to make a right turn and go downwind a little. Right before it goes down you can see my house and my shop (big white building to the right). If you watch a lower flying cloud/bank of fog rolls in from the left of the screen to the right of the screen and obscures my view of the plane. I pretty much had it in sight right until that point. I was pushing the nose down, not knowing how much closer to me the obscuring cloud was.

It's not the first glider we have lost and I am sure it won't be the last. Just part of the territory. It was very interesting to see what actually happened. The view looked just lovely from up there.
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