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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145685
Last updated: 19 April 2021
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Time:18:30 LT
Type:ETA Aircraft NIMETA
Registration: D-KGYY
C/n / msn: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Between Wallerstein and Wengenhausen, Donau-Ries -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:EDPA
Destination airport:EDPA
During high speed stress test maneuvers with a Nimeta prototype a part of the left wing separated at 2000 m and the powered glider crashed near Bundesstraße 25, between Wallerstein and Wengenhausen, Donau-Ries.

The pilot (49) bailed out.

The Nimeta is a single seat motorglider project. Developed and realized by Bruno Gantenbrink and contructed at the Glasfaser Flugzeug Service works. It has a very long 30.84 m (101.18 feet) span wings from an Eta and the fuselage of a Nimbus 4.


Revision history:

18-May-2012 00:36 TB Added
18-May-2012 03:46 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-May-2012 11:27 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
29-Nov-2013 21:41 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]

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