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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220251
Last updated: 3 September 2019
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Date:10-AUG-2018
Time:16:25 LT
Type:Schleicher ASW 17
Owner/operator:Dublin Gliding Club
Registration: EI-GMB
C/n / msn: 17031
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Kilrush Airfield (EIKH) -   Ireland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kilrush Airfield (EIKH)
Destination airport:Kilrush Airfield (EIKH)
Investigating agency: AAIU
Narrative:
Whilst landing at Kilrush Airfield (EIKH), Ireland, an ASW 17 glider, EI-GMB, with one pilot on board, impacted the airfield boundary hedge on final approach to runway (RWY) 29. It subsequently impacted with a stationary ASK 21 glider, EI-GLA, which was positioned on the runway threshold awaiting tow. Both gliders were substantially damaged. The pilot of EI-GMB was uninjured. A student positioned in the front seat of EI-GLA was also uninjured; however, an instructor pilot, who was preparing to board EI-GLA, sustained minor facial bruising as a result of evasive action taken to avoid the approaching glider.

Sources:

AAIU

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIU
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report


Images:


Photo: AAIU

Revision history:

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28-Dec-2018 09:43 harro Added

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