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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154417
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Date:04-APR-2012
Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Discus b
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-8977
C/n / msn: 70
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Prievidza Airfield - LZPE -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LZNI
Destination airport:LZNI
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with a Glaser-Dirks DG-101G Elan (OE-5298)) near Prievidza. Both pilots were able to land the damaged gliders. D-8977 landed at Prievidza Airfield, while OE-5298 landed in a field near Prievidza. The DG-101G sustained substantial damages and was a write-off, while the Discus sustained substantial damages and was repaired later. Both pilots escaped uninjured.

Sources:

local reports


Revision history:

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25-Mar-2013 14:40 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added

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