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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218202
Last updated: 22 March 2019
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Date:19-NOV-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic TS1J model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jonker JS-1C TJ Revelation 21m
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZS-GBK
C/n / msn: 1C-059
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Gariep Dam -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FAHV
Destination airport:FAHV
Narrative:
Glider accident resulted in one fatality when a man (60) was flying alone around Gariepdam when he crashed on the hill and he died on the scene. Aviation South Africa was informed. The SAPS will also be investigating further

Sources:

https://www.arrivealive.mobi/news.aspx?i=37939&s=1&page=man-dies-after-flying-alone-and-crashed-near-the-gariepdam

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/man-killed-in-glider-crash-near-gariepdam-20181120

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6417333/British-pilot-killed-glider-crashes-150mph-celebrating-60th-birthday-South-Africa.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Nov-2018 07:57 thomas K Added
21-Nov-2018 09:20 RobertMB Updated [Cn]
21-Nov-2018 11:49 gianniprof Updated [Narrative]
21-Nov-2018 14:56 tom glider Updated [Date]
23-Nov-2018 07:05 RH Updated [Source]

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