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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237895
Last updated: 14 July 2020
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Date:12-JUL-2020
Time:14:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus cM
Owner/operator:ASKÖ Flugsportverein Linz
Registration: OE-9357
C/n / msn: 56/506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Linz-Ost Airfield (LOLO) -   Austria
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Linz-Ost Airfield (LOLO)
Destination airport:Linz-Ost Airfield (LOLO)
Narrative:
Shortly after take-off, the powered glider fell from a height of 80 to 100 meters almost vertically into the Danube River.
The pilot received serious injuries and was rescued.

Sources:

https://www.nachrichten.at/oberoesterreich/linz/pilot-musste-nach-flugzeugabsturz-in-linz-reanimiert-werden;art66,3274054
https://www.fireworld.at/2020/07/12/ooe-segelflieger-in-linz-in-donau-gestuerzt-%E2%86%92-pilot-schwer-verletzt/
https://www.krone.at/2190398
https://www.heute.at/s/segelflugzeug-stuerzt-nach-start-in-die-donau-100091560
https://ooe.orf.at/stories/3057649/
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/ventus2.htm

https://www.wildbergair.com/photos/flightimpressions/smallaircraft/20100612/20100612_369.JPG (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jul-2020 17:57 harro Added
12-Jul-2020 20:17 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
13-Jul-2020 06:13 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
14-Jul-2020 08:58 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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