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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67789
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:04-APR-1980
Time:12:38 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400-180R Remorqueur
Owner/operator:Fliegerclub Lienzer Dolomiten
Registration: OE-DIL
MSN: 989
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lienz-Nikolsdorf Airfield - LOKL -   Austria
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:LOKL
Destination airport:LOKL
Narrative:
The towing aircraft, a Robin DR.400-180R Remorqueur (OE-DIL), crashed to the ground shortly after take-off from Lienz-Nikolsdorf Airfield - LOKL. The pilot was killed. The glider (Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 2) was able to release from the towing aircraft and landed safely in a field.

Sources:

http://versa.bmvit.gv.at/uploads/media/19800404_Schleppunfall_Robin_DR400_180_R_Lienz_24037.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Aug-2009 11:17 Alpine Flight Added
10-Apr-2010 06:20 Alpine Flight Updated [Cn]
28-Sep-2013 13:22 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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