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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155633
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Time:15:40 LT
Type:Let L-13A1 Blaník
Owner/operator:Southern Tablelands Gliding Club Inc
Registration: VH-GTE
C/n / msn: 173413
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Carrick, near Goulburn, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Goulburn, Airport, NSW (GUL/YGLB)
Destination airport:Goulburn Airport, NSW (GUL/YGLB)
Police say a man has died when his glider had a mid-air collision with another glider over a rural property at Carrick, near Goulburn, about 3.40pm.

The 70 year-old passenger, in the back seat, sustained major injuries and was airlifted to Hospital by NSW Ambulance helicopter. The other pilot, a 72-year-old man, landed his glider safely and was uninjured.

According a report on the manufacturers website (in Czech text, translated into English):

"During the final approach, the single glider Schempp-Hirth Nimbus met glider Blanik L-13A1 VH-GTE. The Nimbus completed landing after the crash, landing with little damage. The pilot of the Blanik but has failed to control the damaged glider, and crashed into a field. One member of the Blanik crew suffered fatal injuries and the other escaped with serious injuries".


4. [Manufacturers report, Czech text]

Revision history:

28-Apr-2013 03:38 bp Added
28-Apr-2013 09:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
28-Apr-2013 12:53 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time]
02-May-2014 01:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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