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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147195
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Date:29-JUL-2012
Time:13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic as19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 19
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-7960
MSN: 19169
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Meckenbacher Höhe Airfield -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Meckenbacher Höhe
Destination airport:Meckenbacher Höhe
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
The pilot of a glider, a Schleicher ASW 19 (D-7960), wasn´t able to release from the winch-rope after take-off from Meckenbacher Höhe Airfield. The pilot tried to land and hit the ground with the tail first. The tail of the glider broke up.

he pilot escaped uninjured.

Sources:

https://www.rhein-zeitung.de//region/bad-kreuznach_artikel,-Segelflugzeug-stuerzt-bei-Start-ab-Pilot-unverletzt-_arid,460144.html

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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30-Jul-2012 06:10 Alpine Flight Added

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