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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146602
Last updated: 17 July 2020
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Time:12:16 EEST
Type:Silhouette image of generic g102 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob G102 Astir CS
Owner/operator:Kuopion Ilmailuyhdistys ry
Registration: OH-658
C/n / msn: 1088
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rautavaara Airfield - EFRA -   Finland
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:EFRA
Destination airport:EFRA
A glider being towed by a cable attached to a stationary take-off winch cartwheeled at Rautavaara airfield - EFRA. During the take-off run the gliderís right wingtip touched the ground twice in rapid succession. Tall hay, approximately 60-70 cm high in places, grew in that area. After the initial contact the glider was thrown over and remained roof down on the ground. The glider came to a full stop at 86 m from the point of takeoff.

The pilot was severely injured and was taken to Kuopio University Hospital for treatment.


Revision history:

03-Jul-2012 07:28 Anon. Added
03-Jul-2012 08:12 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
04-Jul-2012 10:20 Penu Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator]
04-Jul-2012 10:44 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Oct-2012 11:08 harro Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-Jul-2013 14:57 Penu Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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