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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240542
Last updated: 17 October 2020
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Type:PZL SZD 42-2 Jantar 2B
Registration: SP-3278
C/n / msn: B-1375
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Milewo Airfield (EPMX) -   Poland
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Milewo Airfield (EPMX)
Destination airport:Milewo Airfield (EPMX)
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
In the initial climb during aerotow, the glider pilot noticed that the airbrakes were extended. He released the tow rope and made an outlanding. During the landing roll the aircraft crashed into a tree.

The causes of the accident
During the investigation SCAAI established the following cause of the air accident:
Incorrect application of the airbrakes before take-off.
The factors contributing to the occurrence of an aviation accident were:
1) Start in rainfall;
2) Incorrect pilot position in the glider cockpit, which made it impossible to use the main landing gear wheel brake.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

17-Oct-2020 19:40 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report]

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