ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145685
Last updated: 1 September 2014
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Date:17-MAY-2012
Time:18:30 LT
Type:ETA Aircraft NIMETA
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-KGYY
C/n / msn: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Between Wallerstein and Wengenhausen, Donau-Ries -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:EDPA
Destination airport:EDPA
Narrative:
During high speed stress test maneuvers with a Nimeta prototype a part of the left wing separated at 2000 m and the powered glider crashed near Bundesstraße 25, between Wallerstein and Wengenhausen, Donau-Ries.

The pilot (49) bailed out.

The Nimeta is a single seat motorglider project. Developed and realized by Bruno Gantenbrink and contructed at the Glasfaser Flugzeug Service works. It has a very long 30.84 m (101.18 feet) span wings from an Eta and the fuselage of a Nimbus 4.


Sources:
http://www.augsburger-allgemeine.de/noerdlingen/Segelflieger-stuerzt-neben-B25-ab-Pilot-rettet-sich-mit-Fallschirm-id20173556.html
http://www.schwaebische-post.de/615122/
http://www.donau-ries-aktuell.de/2012/05/18/absturz-eines-segelflugzeugs-bei-wallerstein/

http://static.rcgroups.net/forums/attachments/4/8/9/0/4/a3569290-107-NimetaEFPFS0382.JPG (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-May-2012 00:36 TB Added
18-May-2012 03:46 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-May-2012 11:27 129.13.72.198 Updated [Narrative]
29-Nov-2013 21:41 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]
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