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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189254
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Date:07-AUG-2005
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/180R Remorqueur
Owner/operator:Lasham Gliding Society
Registration: D-EKSI
MSN: 1380
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lasham Airfield, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Lasham Airfield (EGHL)
Destination airport:local
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Caught fire on take off while being used as a glider tug. The pilot landed the aircraft and got out safely before it was consumed by the flames.

Sources:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422f25940f0b61346000431/Avions_Pierre_Robin_DR400-180R__D-EKSI.pdf
German Civil Register

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Aug-2016 16:04 Dr.John Smith Added
13-Aug-2016 16:49 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]
01-Jun-2018 16:56 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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