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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220516
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:04-JAN-2019
Time:13:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASH 25
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZS-GXX
C/n / msn: 25064
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Tempe Aerodrome (FATP), Groenvlei, Bloemfontein, Free State -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bloemfontein/New Tempe (FATP)
Destination airport:Bloemfontein/New Tempe (FATP)
Narrative:
The glider impacted game fencing on a farm during an off-airport landing north of Tempe Aerodrome (FATP), in Bloemfontein. Both british national occupants were critically injured.

Sources:

https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-01-04-two-men-critically-injured-in-bloemfontein-plane-crash/
https://ewn.co.za/2019/01/04/light-aircraft-crashes-outside-bloemfontein
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/breaking-two-brits-fighting-life-13812523
https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/01/04/14/8129972-0-image-a-32_1546612638319.jpg
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6557931/Two-British-men-critically-injured-glider-crashes-South-Africa.html?fbclid=IwAR1stcxMhFsg34VAoQI15WLYQigWIGCIvgbAPXvNdnFnwItWssk3t1UYvqI
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tempe+Aerodrome,+Bloemfontein,+South+Africa/@-29.03306,26.1633299,16z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x1e8fdbc3081c762b:0xbf4f961f5530612?hl=en-us&gl=us


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2019 13:43 gerard57 Added
04-Jan-2019 14:43 gerard57 Updated [Source]
04-Jan-2019 16:54 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source]
04-Jan-2019 17:03 deed Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
04-Jan-2019 17:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
04-Jan-2019 17:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
17-Jan-2019 02:31 Geno Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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