ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75342
Last updated: 25 October 2014
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Date:06-MAR-2010
Time:15:35
Type:Schleicher ASK 13
Owner/operator:Dublin Gliding Club Ltd
Registration: EI-GLD
C/n / msn: 13131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:near Gowran Grange Airfield, Punchestown, Co. Kildare -   Ireland
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gowran Grange Airfield (EIGN)
Destination airport:Gowran Grange Airfield (EIGN)
Narrative:
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.

Sources:
http://www.aaiu.ie/upload/general/12523-REPORT_2010_005-0.PDF
http://antonakis.ca/registers/Ireland.txt
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/ask13.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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