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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194282
Last updated: 15 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-112
Registration: D-ASTB
C/n / msn: 4691
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:nr Visselhövede -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hurghada (HRG)
Destination airport:Bremen (BRE)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
The Airbus A319-112, flight ST2449, was involved in an airprox incident with an unknown glider at a bout 5900 feet. The aircraft had been cleared to descend to 5000 feet in preparation for the approach to the destination Bremen, Germany.
There was not TCAS warning as the transponder of the glider had apparently been turned off.
The pilot of the A319 estimated the separation to be 50 feet horizontal and ca. 200 feet vertical.


BFU report

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of D-ASTB courtesy

Düsseldorf - International (EDDL / DUS)
13 August 2017; (c) Kjell

Revision history:

18-Mar-2017 18:10 harro Added
18-Mar-2017 18:13 harro Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
18-Mar-2017 18:16 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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