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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 265481
Last updated: 28 July 2021
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Date:15-JUL-2021
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Discus 2A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-2691
MSN: 196
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Merkinė -   Lithuania
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pociunai Airport (EYPR)
Destination airport:Pociunai Airport (EYPR)
Narrative:
Two gliders experienced mid-air collision during the European Youth Gliding Championship.
Both pilots safe, one bailed out, one managed to land.

Sources:

https://www.delfi.lt/news/daily/lithuania/varenos-rajone-varzybu-metu-ore-susidure-du-sklandytuvai-vieno-pilotas-gelbedamasis-issoko-su-parasiutu.d?id=87712809
https://www.gliderradar.com/sid/1700997/time/15
https://www.soaringspot.com/en_gb
https://www.facebook.com/britishglidingteam/
https://lnk.lt/video/lnk-zinios-varenos-rajone-per-varzybas-susidure-du-sklandytuvai/135770
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/35876_1532522536.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2021 16:50 Capt. chaos Added
15-Jul-2021 16:51 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total occupants, Narrative]
16-Jul-2021 08:25 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
16-Jul-2021 08:27 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Source]
16-Jul-2021 10:25 RobertMB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2021 12:50 Anon. Updated [Source]

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