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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29516
Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Time:15:03 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic as19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 19B
Owner/operator:Aeroklub Mladá Boleslav
Registration: OK-6601
MSN: 19051
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Moravská Třebová -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Moravská Třebová
Destination airport:Moravská Třebová
Investigating agency: UZPLN
At the Czech national glider championship 2006 the competition "Track over designated areas with 3 sectors" was held with a predicted time of 2,5 hours.
The pilot took off for the competition flight with the glider in tow behind the aircraft at 11:54.
The evaluated memory of the GPS LX 20 of the crashed glider shows that the flight proceeded normally until the final phase of the flight lasting approximately 15 minutes before the of the accident, when the pilot, in search of updrafts, gradually lost altitude below 150 metres above the ground.
During the low altitude flight, the glider's wing came into contact with the tops of mature trees of the forest, loss of glider speed and subsequent crash to the ground. On impact with the ground at 15:03 the pilot was killed.

Sources: (photo)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
01-Jun-2009 11:03 David Colclasure Updated
01-Jun-2009 11:04 harro Updated
07-Mar-2010 09:57 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-May-2021 19:44 harro Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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