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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76402
Last updated: 12 November 2021
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Date:18-AUG-2010
Time:13:57 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic as19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 19B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-CHGH
MSN: 19351
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Welford Road, Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Husbands Bosworth (X3HU)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-BGA 3930: The aircraft came down in a field near Welford Road in Husbands Bosworth just after 13:57 local time, reportedly after hitting a tree on take off. The pilot, who has not been named, was treated at the scene for severe leg and hand injuries before being airlifted to Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry.

It is understood the pilot got into difficulties as the aircraft was leaving the ground. It crashed into a hedge, cartwheeling on impact and smashing the cockpit.

Registration G-CHGH cancelled by the CAA as aircraft "destroyed" 20/2/2011

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/asw19.htm
3. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-11015824
4. https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Pilot-injured-glider-crashes/story-12091244-detail/story.html
5. http://www.lutterworthmail.co.uk/news/mail-news/glider-crashes-into-quarry-1-1539528


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2010 08:46 paddydog Added
19-Aug-2010 09:07 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Damage]
19-Aug-2010 13:27 Alpine Flight Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities]
20-Aug-2010 14:01 xcpilot Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2012 14:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2014 20:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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