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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186349
Last updated: 22 August 2020
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Date:02-APR-2016
Time:13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic scir model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus 75
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OK-3712
C/n / msn: 643
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Zobor district of Nitra -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LZNI
Destination airport:LZNI
Narrative:
Mid-air collision between two gliders at Zobore, Slovakia. One glider managed to land safely, the pilot of Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus (OK-3712) bailed out of the aircraft and landed with the parachute. He suffered minor injuries. The glider fell on the roof of a house and sustained substantial damages. Nobody inside the house was injured.

3.2 Causes of air accident
 Incorrect mutual position of circling gliders in view of the field of vision of the pilots;
 The immediate cause of accident was collision of the gliders.

Sources:

http://nitraden.sk/foto-zobori-spadlo-lietadlo-pilot-stihol-neho-vyskocit/
https://mynitra.sme.sk/c/20129950/lietadlo-narazilo-do-strechy-domu-na-zobore.html?ref=trz
https://www.cas.sk/fotogaleria/383258/hororova-nehoda-v-nitre-lietadlo-narazilo-do-domu-vo-chvili-ked-rodina-obedovala/1/_/

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8235778

https://www.mindop.sk/ministry-5191/transport/aviaton-and-maritime-investigastion-5238/publications/final-report/2016/ska2016001-02-04-2016-sp-3893-ok-3712


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Apr-2016 19:02 Alpine Flight Added
11-Apr-2016 21:44 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Source]
12-Apr-2016 17:34 Alpine Flight Updated [Time]
22-Jul-2020 14:44 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]

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