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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239962
Last updated: 6 June 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/180R Remorqueur
Owner/operator:Luftsportvereinigung Wolfhagen e.V.
Registration: D-EIKO
MSN: 1130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Hessisch Lichtenau Airfield -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Hessisch Lichtenau Airfield
Destination airport:Hessisch Lichtenau Airfield
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
The airplane was towing a glider without any problems. According to initial findings, shortly after the glider was released, the Robin went into a descent and crashed into a forest near Hessich Lichtenau Airfield.
The pilot didn't survive the crash.



Photo of D-EIKO courtesy

Wolfhagen - Graner Berg (EDGW)
15 September 2019; (c) Joachim Lippl

Revision history:

14-Aug-2020 06:07 Mir Added
14-Aug-2020 06:09 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Damage, Narrative]
14-Aug-2020 11:58 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Aug-2020 12:23 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
14-Aug-2020 15:25 Mir Updated [Source]
14-Aug-2020 15:26 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Aug-2020 02:37 RobertMB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Aug-2020 13:49 Mir Updated [Phase]
08-Sep-2020 08:56 Anon. Updated [Operator]
08-Sep-2020 08:57 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-Sep-2020 08:57 harro Updated [Nature]

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