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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24263
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:04-JUN-1998
Time:15:43 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2b
Owner/operator:
Registration: F-CGLV
C/n / msn: 29
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Crête de Géruen -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LFMX
Destination airport:LFMX
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with a Rolladen-Schneider LS 8a (D-3968) in 2100m AMSL at Crête de Géruen. Both aircrafts were operating from St. Auban - LFMX. The pilot of the Ventus 2b was killed while the female pilot of the LS 8a bailed out of the aircraft and landed safely with minor injuries.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/fileadmin/documents/docspa/1998/d-68980604/htm/d-68980604.html
http://www.bea.aero/docspa/1998/f-lv980604/pdf/f-lv980604.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
20-Jan-2012 02:27 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]

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