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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194282
Last updated: 25 March 2017
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Date:04-MAY-2016
Time:18:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-112
Owner/operator:Germania
Registration: D-ASTB
C/n / msn: 4691
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154
Other fatalities:0
Airplane 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: Bundesstelle für Flugunfalluntersuchung (BFU) - Germany
Narrative:
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.


Sources:

BFU report
https://www.flightradar24.com/2016-05-04/16:22/12x/GMI2449/99bc508

Official accident investigation report
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investigating agency: Bundesstelle für Flugunfalluntersuchung (BFU) - Germany
report status: Final
report number: 16-0579-5X
download report: 16-0579-5X

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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