Accident Schempp-Hirth Arcus F-CVMP,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 318411
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Date:Saturday 22 July 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic arcu model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schempp-Hirth Arcus
Owner/operator:Centre de Vol à Voile Montpellier Pic Saint Loup
Registration: F-CVMP
MSN: 5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Puigmal -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Mont-Louis-La Quillane Airfield (LFNQ)
Destination airport:Mont-Louis-La Quillane Airfield (LFNQ)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During an instruction soaring flight, the glider's wingtip contacted the terrain at an altitude of 2,300 m. The pilot lost control and the glider collided with the terrain.

Two men aged 56 were on board for a training flight. They fell victim to a strong downwind.
Both pilot and passenger suffered back injuries.




Revision history:

27-Jul-2023 16:24 harro Added
29-Jul-2023 19:50 Iceman 29 Updated
08-Aug-2023 15:40 Iceman 29 Updated

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