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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Wednesday 17 September 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic D28T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do-128-G92 Turbo Skyservant
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Engines: 2 Walter M-601D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Varrelbusch Airport (VAC) (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Varrelbusch Airfield (VAC/EDWU), Germany
Destination airport:Varrelbusch Airfield (VAC/EDWU), Germany
The Skyservant operated on a skydiving flight out of Varrelbusch Airport, Germany. A skydiver was standing in the doorway when his parachute opened. He was sucked out of the airplane and impacted the horizontal stabilizer. He cut away his parachute and opened his reserve parachute for a safe landing.
The horizontal stabilizer sustained substantial damage.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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