Accident Schleicher Ka 6CR Rhönsegler D-4022,
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Date:Saturday 10 July 2021
Time:18:24 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher Ka 6CR Rhönsegler
Registration: D-4022
MSN: 6409
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Lofer, Pinzgau -   Austria
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Unterwössen Airfield
Destination airport:Unterwössen Airfield
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Due to turbulence, a german glider pilot lost control of the glider that crashed and was completely destroyed near Lofer, Pinzgau.
The pilot was seriously injured and airlifted to a hospital.

Probable causes
- Too late decision of the pilot for a suitable outlanding area
- Out landing area surrounded by buildings, forest and the Loferbach stream
- Too high an approach speed
- Too late initiation of the aligning turn before touchdown
Probable factors
- It is conceivable that the long flight duration had an influence on concentration and overtiredness.
- Unfavorably chosen flight tactics
- Decision on the appropriate outlanding site made too late

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

11-Jul-2021 08:06 gerard57 Added
11-Jul-2021 08:07 gerard57 Updated [Location, Narrative]
11-Jul-2021 09:29 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jul-2021 10:19 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
11-Jul-2021 10:45 RobertMB Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2021 03:29 RobertMB Updated [Source]
05-Oct-2022 05:53 harro Updated [Time, Phase, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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