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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226253
Last updated: 13 July 2019
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Date:16-JUN-2019
Time:14:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 3T
Owner/operator:Private
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
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kirchheim unter Teck-Flugplatz Hahnweide (EDST)
Destination airport:Kirchheim unter Teck-Flugplatz Hahnweide (EDST)
Narrative:
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 "test flying" the new glider.

Sources:

https://www.esslinger-zeitung.de/region/polizei_artikel,-segelflieger-in-beuren-abgestuerzt-_arid,2264835.html

https://www.rtl.de/cms/fabrikneuer-motorsegler-stuerzt-in-altes-munitionsdepot-pilot-stirbt-4356663.html

Photo of the glider:
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001487746L.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]

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