ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146762
Last updated: 30 August 2014
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.
Date:17-APR-1999
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 21
Owner/operator:London Gliding Club
Registration: BGA 3705
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Northall, Bedfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:London Gliding Club Dunstable
Destination airport:London Gliding Club Dunstable
Narrative:
2-seater glider destroyed by a very powerful lightning strike, both pilot and passenger bailed out and parachuted to safety. Pilot broke ankle on landing, passenger (Graeme Cooper) landed on the roof of a disused petrol station. See the full story on the link below.

Sources:
http://www.aaib.gov.uk/publications/bulletins/december_1999/schleicher_500699.cfm

https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnx0aGViaWc0MHJlYWNoZm9ydGhlc2tpZXNhZ2FpbnxneDo1NzMyZmZkOTVkOTcwZDFj

http://youtu.be/dDhl5dOd4_0



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jul-2012 13:52 Graeme Cooper Added
16-Jul-2012 14:07 84.13.167.159 Updated [Source]
16-Jul-2012 14:08 harro Updated [Embed code]
Number of views: 233

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description