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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29492
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:11-MAR-2005
Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic as19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 19B
Owner/operator:
Registration: D-8881
MSN: 19056
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:L’Argentière la Bessée -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:LFMX
Destination airport:LFMX
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
Two groups of gliders departed from Château Arnoux Saint-Auban for a training flight in preparation for a competition. The two groups joined in the Briançon area.
Two gliders, LS8-18 D-0032 and ASW 19B D-8881 collided at an altitude of 2590 metres. The ASW 19B crashed but the LS8 made a safe emergency landing.

Sources:

http://www.bea.aero/docspa/2005/d-81050311/pdf/d-81050311.pdf


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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-Nov-2011 13:17 harro Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Jan-2012 12:48 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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