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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237878
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Time:c. 12:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18
Owner/operator:Gilzer Luchtvaart Club Illustrious
Registration: PH-1150
C/n / msn: 8233
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ/EHGR) -   Netherlands
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ/EHGR)
Destination airport:Gilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ/EHGR)
Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
A Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18 crashed at Gilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ/EHGR). The pilot was killed.
During a winch launch, the cable broke. The glider made a turn and crashed.

Sources: (photo)


Foto: David Booster / AIRnieuws, Gilze-Rijen, 8 June 2018

Revision history:

12-Jul-2020 11:35 RobertMB Added
12-Jul-2020 11:43 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2020 12:21 harro Updated [Phase, Damage, Narrative]
12-Jul-2020 13:03 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2020 15:48 harro Updated [Photo]
13-Jul-2020 10:24 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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