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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145453
Last updated: 7 February 2020
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Time:16:50 LT
Type:Slingsby T.31B Cadet TX.3 Tandem Tutor
Registration: BGA4926
C/n / msn: 903
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Buno-Bonnevaux Airfield - LFFB -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LFFB
Destination airport:LFFB
Investigating agency: BEA
A Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee glider towing plane (F-GHSH) was returning to the Buno-Bonnevaux Airfield (LFFB) after releasing a glider. The airplane collided with a Slingsby T.31B Cadet TX.3 (BGA4926) that had been launched by a winch four minutes earlier.
Both planes crashed, killing the pilot of the towing plane and both occupants of the glider.
The collision occurred at an altitude of 250 m.



Photo of BGA4926 courtesy

Buno-Bonnevaux (LFFB)
31 July 2011; (c) Howard J Curtis

Revision history:

05-May-2012 13:13 karyan70 Added
05-May-2012 13:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Narrative]
06-May-2012 00:16 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
07-May-2012 04:06 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-May-2012 03:57 Wil Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
09-May-2012 07:51 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Nature]
11-May-2012 12:50 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-May-2012 01:02 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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