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Last updated: 1 March 2020
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Date:03-FEB-2020
Time:c. 17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic ll23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
LET L-23 Super Blanik
Owner/operator:Glider Flying Academy
Registration: VT-GLE
C/n / msn: 948209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dumka Airport (IN-0100), Jharkhand -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Dumka Airport (IN-0100)
Destination airport:Dumka Airport (IN-0100)
Narrative:
A LET L-23 Super Blanik glider crashed during takeoff at Dumka Airport (IN-0100), Jharkland.
The pilot died in the crash, the passenger was seriously injured.

Sources:

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/glider-crashes-in-jharkhand-engineer-killed-pilot-injured-1642991-2020-02-03
https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/one-dead-another-seriously-injured-in-glider-crash-in-dumka/story-r3dDaWrcCCY7KnwIuv46VI.html
https://www.prabhatkhabar.com/news/dumka/dumka-glider-crash-investigation-spot-seal/1378711.html
https://www.jagran.com/jharkhand/dhanbad-one-engineer-dies-in-paraglider-crash-in-dumka-19996297.html
https://www.livehindustan.com/jharkhand/dumka/story-the-glider-was-unbalanced-in-the-air-before-landing-3004831.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2020 07:30 gerard57 Added
05-Feb-2020 07:31 gerard57 Updated [Source]
05-Feb-2020 09:54 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2020 20:07 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Feb-2020 22:50 RobertMB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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