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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226253
Last updated: 13 June 2020
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Time:14:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 3T
Registration: D-KFXX
C/n / msn: 056 TS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beuren / Hahnweide -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Kirchheim unter Teck-Flugplatz Hahnweide (EDST)
Destination airport:Kirchheim unter Teck-Flugplatz Hahnweide (EDST)
Glider crashed after experiencing difficulties during launch. The glider had been towed by a glider tug, and crashed just after being released.

According to media, the pilot was flying the first time with this type of glider.

Pilot had troubles to follow the towplane. After release attitude has not been stabilized until crash.


Photo of the glider:

Revision history:

16-Jun-2019 21:24 Tom Added
17-Jun-2019 05:54 Anon. Updated [Phase, Narrative]
17-Jun-2019 14:19 CharlyBravo Updated [Registration, Source]
18-Jun-2019 17:13 flyflyfly Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
21-Sep-2019 09:21 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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