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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137795
Last updated: 25 December 2019
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Date:02-AUG-2011
Time:c. 8:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400-180 Regent
Owner/operator:Luftsportverein GŁnzburg e.V
Registration: D-EJLG
C/n / msn: 2391
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:ca 1 km W of GŁnzburg-Donauried -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Flugplatz GŁnzburg-Donauried - EDMG
Destination airport:Straussberg - EDAY
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
Both occupants were killed when their Robin DR.400-180 Regent crashed shortly after take off in a field, about 1km west of Flugplatz GŁnzburg-Donauried (EDMG). According to witnesses visibility was limited to 50-300m due to fog and low ceiling at the time of departure. Immediately after departure the course was changed by 30 degrees to the right. Thereafter the aircraft executed one full circle to the left and impacted a meadow at a shallow angle. The aircraft was destroyed upon impact.

Sources:

http://m.bgland24.de/nachrichten/bayern-lby/sportflugzeug-guenzburg-abgestuerzt-meta-1345408.html
http://www.br-online.de/polizeireport/schwaben/polizeireport-polizei-polizeimeldungen-ID1312270441415.xml
http://web.archive.org/web/20111228095146/http://www.donau3fm.de:80/default.aspx?ID=3798

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.flugzeuginfo.net/images/otthahnweide2007/dr400-180_d-ejlg.jpg] (photo)
www.bfu-web.de/DE/Publikationen/Bulletins/2011/Bulletin2011-08.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Aug-2011 02:43 RobertMB Added
02-Aug-2011 03:56 RobertMB Updated [Location, Narrative]
02-Aug-2011 03:59 mhab Updated [Narrative]
02-Aug-2011 06:56 RobertMB Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
01-Oct-2015 17:17 Reibnitz Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2018 18:14 TB Updated [Location]

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