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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161993
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:11-AUG-2003
Time:12:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DG40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glaser-Dirks DG-400
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-K...
MSN: 4-...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Rehwaldkopf, Near Unterwössen Airfield -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Unterwössen Airfield
Destination airport:Unterwössen Airfield
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
Mid-air collision between a Schempp-Hirth Janus (D-7250) and a Glaser-Dirks DG-400 at Rehwaldkopf, near Unterwössen Airfield. Both occupants of the Janus bailed out of the glider. The pilot landed safely with the parachute. The parachute of the passenger did not open properly resulting in the death of the passenger. The DG-400 glider was able to land back at the airfield.

Sources:

https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Home/homepage_node.htmlDE/Publikationen/Bulletins/2003/Bulletin08-2003.pdf?__blob=publicationFile


Revision history:

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09-Nov-2013 13:33 Alpine Flight Added

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