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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239240
Last updated: 2 September 2020
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Date:07-AUG-2020
Time:16:55 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic ls4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS4
Owner/operator:Luftsportgruppe Weissenhorn e.V.
Registration: D-3485
C/n / msn: 4530
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:1,5 km from Weißenhorn Airfield (EDNW) -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Weißenhorn Airfield (EDNW)
Destination airport:Weißenhorn Airfield (EDNW)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
A glider crashed after suffering a mid-air collision with another aircraft. The glider had just winch-launched from Weißenhorn Airfield (EDNW) and crashed in a field after a wing separated, killing the pilot.
The other aircraft with two persons on board made a safe emergency landing at Weißenhorn Airfield. There was substantial damage to the right-hand wing.

Sources:

https://www.new-facts.eu/weissenhorn-zwei-kleinflugzeuge-in-der-luft-kollidiert-389685.html
https://www.swp.de/blaulicht/ulm-neu-ulm/weissenhorn-flugzeug-absturz-emershofen-unglueck-kleinflugzeuge-in-schwaben-zusammengestossen-polizei-neu-Ulm-50322955.html
https://www.donau3fm.de/weissenhorn-pilot-stirbt-bei-flugzeug-zusammenstoss-84507/

https://www.lsg-weissenhorn.de/fileadmin/_processed_/csm_LS4a_D-3485_2fc74971d9.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Aug-2020 07:14 Copi Added
08-Aug-2020 07:19 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-Aug-2020 07:23 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
08-Aug-2020 07:49 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
08-Aug-2020 09:08 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code]

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