Mid-air collision Accident Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18 SP-3893,
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Date:Saturday 2 April 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18
Registration: SP-3893
MSN: 8134
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Zobor district of Nitra -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Nitra Airport (LZNI)
Destination airport:Nitra Airport (LZNI)
Investigating agency: LNVU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A LS8-18 (SP-3893) and a Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus (OK-3712) glider collided in mid-air over Zobore, Slovakia. SP-3893 managed to land safely, the pilot of Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus (OK-3712) bailed out of the aircraft and landed with the parachute. He suffered minor injuries. The glider fell on the roof of a house and sustained substantial damages. Nobody inside the house was injured.

Causes of air accident
- Incorrect mutual position of circling gliders in view of the field of vision of the pilots;
- The immediate cause of accident was collision of the gliders.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: LNVU
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
14 April 2018 SP-3893 Czestochowa Flying Club 0 Babkov, near Žilina, Slovakia w/o
Mid-air collision

Revision history:

04-Apr-2016 07:13 Anon. Added
12-Apr-2016 17:54 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Damage, Narrative]
22-Jul-2020 14:28 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Cn, Source, Narrative]
22-May-2023 06:26 harro Updated [[Time, Cn, Source, Narrative]]

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