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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155249
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Date:23-MAY-2012
Time:17:05 LT
Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-505 Elan Orion
Owner/operator:Midland Gliding Club
Registration: G-CKAW
C/n / msn: 5E228X66
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Valle de Hecho, province of Huesca, Aragon -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:SECE
Destination airport:SECE
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Narrative:
Written off 23 May 2012 when crashed at Valle de Hecho, province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain: Glider was flown in a down draft while at low altitude near a mountainside, because the pilot had misjudged the wind direction. The glider was forced down and impacted trees.

UK registration G-CKAW cancelled by the CAA on 4 September 2012 as"destroyed"

Sources:

1. http://www.fomento.gob.es/NR/rdonlyres/26C9491C-E10C-4E29-8285-3588BA230E96/116843/2013_Boletin_01.pdf
2. https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1120707
4. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/G-CKAW.html

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2013 18:51 harro Added
01-Jun-2013 15:10 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport]
24-Sep-2017 20:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Sep-2017 20:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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