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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231672
Last updated: 24 December 2019
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Date:29-SEP-2018
Time:14:53 UTC
Type:Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OK-1991
C/n / msn: 286 G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lenešice, district Louny -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Narrative:
The pilot lost control during thermal circling. The glider impacted terrain.

Cause:
The cause of the accident was the loss of airworthiness of the glider due to the missing brass capsule in the eye of the GTC console, which resulted in limited longitudinal controllability of the glider

Sources:

UZPLN

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Dec-2019 09:58 harro Added
24-Dec-2019 20:30 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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