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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146871
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Date:23-JUL-2012
Time:12:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/RP Remorqueur
Owner/operator:Luftsportclub Bayer Leverkusen e.V.
Registration: D-EDKL
C/n / msn: 1845
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Kurtekotten (EDKL) -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EDKL
Destination airport:EDKL
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
Crashed and caught fire shortly after take-off during a glider-tow. Pilot (73) killed. The glider disconnected prior to the accident.

Sources:

http://www.rp-online.de/bergisches-land/leverkusen/nachrichten/schlepp-flugzeug-abgestuerzt-pilot-tot-1.2920032
BFU 3X088-12

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jul-2012 07:51 TB Added
23-Jul-2012 10:57 TB Updated [Time, Registration, Phase, Narrative]
23-Jul-2012 11:40 TB Updated [Registration, Phase]
23-Jul-2012 11:52 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
23-Jul-2012 12:41 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jul-2012 23:36 mhab Updated [Source]
25-Jul-2012 13:22 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Dec-2018 19:28 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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