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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220977
Last updated: 11 October 2019
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Date:20-JAN-2019
Time:c 14:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic DG80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glaser-Dirks DG-808C
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-SMAJ
C/n / msn: 8-378B277X39
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cheviot Hills, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The glider crashed in adverse weather conditions. The pilot was rescued by a Coastguard helicopter.

Sources:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-tyne-46945374
https://www.gliderradar.com/sid/56250/time/15


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2019 11:45 gerard57 Added
21-Jan-2019 12:52 southernflyer Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
21-Jan-2019 12:54 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Jan-2019 13:05 harro Updated [Time, Source]
21-Jan-2019 19:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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