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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226399
Last updated: 22 June 2019
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Date:21-JUN-2019
Time:15:54 LT
Type:Grob G103C Twin III Acro
Owner/operator:Flugsportverein Erlangen-Nürnberg e.V.
Registration: D-4279
C/n / msn: 34101-K-331
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Hetzleser Berg Airfield (EDQX), Forchheim -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Hetzleser Berg Airfield (EDQX)
Destination airport:Hetzleser Berg Airfield (EDQX)
Narrative:
A Grob G103C Twin III Acro crashed during a failed simulated breaking of tow-rope training during a winchlaunch.
Both occupants received serious injuries.
The aircraft involved in the accident was the first specimen of the third building line of the Grob G-103C Twin Astir III, which was used for the initial test flights around 1989.

Sources:

https://www.infranken.de/regional/forchheim/hetzleser-berg-kreis-forchheim-kleinflugzeug-abgestuerzt-zwei-menschen-schwerst-verletzt;art216,4286920
https://www.nordbayern.de/region/forchheim/zwei-schwerverletzte-kleinflugzeug-sturzt-nahe-forchheim-ab-1.9027288
https://www.wochenblatt.de/boulevard/schwandorf/artikel/290156/segelflugzeug-stuerzt-kurz-nach-dem-start-ab-fluglehrer-und-schueler-schwer-verletzt
http://alles-mit-links.ch/Wordpress/?page_id=394&tempAZ=4&kennzeichenland=D


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2019 18:59 ag Added
21-Jun-2019 19:02 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Narrative, Plane category]
21-Jun-2019 19:16 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative, Plane category]
21-Jun-2019 19:33 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
22-Jun-2019 14:39 twinflieger Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
22-Jun-2019 15:57 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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