Accident Schleicher ASK 21 D-1804,
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Date:Wednesday 23 August 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher ASK 21
Registration: D-1804
MSN: 21145
Year of manufacture:1983
Total airframe hrs:6421 hours
Cycles:28188 flights
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Rheinstetten Airfield -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Rheinstetten Airfield
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A ASK 21 glider crashed during a winch failed takeoff at Rheinstetten Airfield. When it was at a low altitude, the cable force of the electric winch was reduced. The cable detached from the aircraft and it touched the ground nose wheel first.
One occupant was seriously injured, the other occupant sustained minor injuries.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU
Report number: BFU23-0776-3X
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

25-Aug-2023 08:38 gerard57 Added
26-Aug-2023 10:05 Anon. Updated
26-Aug-2023 14:55 Anon. Updated
28-Aug-2023 12:49 Anon. Updated
31-Dec-2023 18:18 harro Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2024 10:56 ASN Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Accident report]

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