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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228926
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:11-SEP-2019
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 21
Owner/operator:Centre de vol à voile S-Lieutenant Robert Iribarne
Registration: F-CITS
C/n / msn: 21744
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Itxassou Airfield (LFIX) -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Itxassou Airfield (LFIX)
Destination airport:Itxassou Airfield (LFIX)
Narrative:
As part of an initiation flight, a glider and its ULM-tractor crashed during takeoff. The two occupants of the glider are unscathed. The pilot of the tug, meanwhile, was in serious condition then died 3 hours later at the Bayonne hospital.

Sources:

https://actu.fr/nouvelle-aquitaine/itxassou_64279/itxassou-impressionnant-double-crash-davion-laerodrome_27166674.html
https://www.larepubliquedespyrenees.fr/2019/09/11/itxassou-un-ulm-remorquant-un-planeur-se-crashe-au-decollage,2600522.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2019 21:06 Iceman 29 Added
11-Sep-2019 23:09 RobertMB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]
12-Sep-2019 08:25 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2019 08:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Other fatalities]
12-Sep-2019 08:41 Iceman 29 Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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