ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75342
Last updated: 23 February 2017
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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.
|Type:||Schleicher ASK 13|
|Owner/operator:||Dublin Gliding Club Ltd|
|C/n / msn:|| 13131|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||near Gowran Grange Airfield, Punchestown, Co. Kildare -
|Departure airport:||Gowran Grange Airfield (EIGN)|
|Destination airport:||Gowran Grange Airfield (EIGN)|
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
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]|