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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75342
Last updated: 4 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic as13 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 13
Owner/operator:Dublin Gliding Club Ltd
Registration: EI-GLD
C/n / msn: 13131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Gowran Grange Airfield, Punchestown, Co. Kildare -   Ireland
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Gowran Grange Airfield (EIGN)
Destination airport:Gowran Grange Airfield (EIGN)
Investigating agency: AAIU
The glider became low on the approach to Gowran Grange Airfield, struck electricity supply cables, stalled and impacted nose first into a ploughed field adjacent to the intended landing area. The glider suffered significant damage. The Pilot evacuated the glider unaided and reported receiving only minor scratch injuries.


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

Revision history:

29-Jun-2010 10:56 harro Added
19-Dec-2012 14:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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