ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137264
Last updated: 23 September 2014
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Date:04-JUL-2011
Time:3:50pm
Type:Rolladen-Schneider LS6c-18W
Owner/operator:Leslie George Blows & Mark Frederick Collins
Registration: G-LSCP
C/n / msn: 6236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Appleton Grange Farm at Appleton Wiske, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sutton Bank, near Thirsk
Destination airport:Durham Tees Valley Airport - EGNV
Narrative:
Glider from Thirsk crashed into a hedge leaving the pilot trapped for about 90 minutes.
Gliders navigation system was damaged in the crash and resulted in a major search being launched. Pilot suffered leg injuries in the crash.

Sources:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-14025295
http://www.ggsnews.com/24263/world-news-updates/north-yorkshire-glider-crash-pilot-stuck-for-hour
http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/9120874.Crash_pilot_trapped_in_wreckage_of_glider/

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/GImages/G-LSCP001.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jul-2011 07:33 saf7670 Added
05-Jul-2011 07:52 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
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