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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23825
Last updated: 8 October 2019
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Time:16:00 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Janus B
Registration: F-CFAJ
C/n / msn: 153
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saint-Alban-Leysse -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LFLB
Destination airport:LFLB
Investigating agency: BEA
The right wing of the double-seater glider touched a tree during flying on the ridge. During the collision the glider was in a high sink rate. The glider stucked with the wing and collided with the terrain, where it came to the rest. Both occupants, the flight student and the flight instructor, had luck. They escaped minor injured.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Janus B after the crash. Picture (C) BEA France

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Jan-2012 06:52 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
09-Nov-2013 22:45 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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