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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68354
Last updated: 10 June 2020
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Date:01-JUN-2009
Time:12:15
Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-100
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn: ?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pasewalk (EDCV) -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pasewalk (EDCV)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
The glider was being launched by an ultralight aircraft. On takeoff, the glider bounced due to elevator anomalies. The pilot detached the towing cable during takeoff and touched down at a high speed. The glider ran into a farm field and was destroyed.

CAUSE: A vital bolt in the elevator control rod mechanism had been improperly built in during manufacture of the aircraft in 1976. During a prescribed maintenance check of that known problem the manufacturing defect was not discovered.

Sources:

https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Home/homepage_node.htmlcln_007/nn_223970/DE/Publikationen/Untersuchungsberichte/2009/Bericht__09__3X067__DG100__Pasewalk,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/Bericht_09_3X067_DG100_Pasewalk.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2009 10:22 harro Added
23-Sep-2011 08:53 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]

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