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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189698
Last updated: 12 December 2020
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Date:15-AUG-2016
Time:20:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus bT
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: S5-KKE
C/n / msn: 43/233
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Celine Airport (LJCL), Levec -   Slovenia
Phase: Standing
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Six gliders were destroyed by a fire inside a hangar in Levec Airfield. Apparently an lightning strike during the massive storms that swept through Slovenia, caused the disaster.
Gliders involved are:
- Schempp-Hirth Arcus M (S5-KEX)
- Hoffmann H36 Dimona (S5-KKR)
- Schempp-Hirth Ventus bT (S5-KKE)
- Glaser-Dirks DG-800 (D-KKAY)
- 2x wooden gliders

Sources:

http://www.sloveniatimes.com/storms-wreak-havoc-in-eastern-slovenia
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Arcus.htm
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8328283
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/ventus.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2016 19:58 Alpine Flight Added

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