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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192828
Last updated: 30 October 2019
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Date:14-JAN-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2ax
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-9222
C/n / msn: 2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yerong Creek -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YBLA
Destination airport:YBLA
Narrative:
Mid-air collision between a Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cxT (VH-IKB) and a Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2ax (D-9222) during a task at the 34th FAI World Gliding Championship in the 15m class in Benalla, Australia. Both pilots, an Australian and a German, bailed out and landed minor injured. Both gliders sustained heavy damages.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/WGCBenalla/?fref=ts
http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/4404360/gliders-collide-mid-air/#slide=3
OLC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2017 08:29 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
14-Jan-2017 08:40 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
14-Jan-2017 10:40 Pineapple Updated [Location]
15-Jan-2017 11:29 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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