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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221500
Last updated: 24 April 2019
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Date:02-FEB-2019
Time:13:10 LT
Type:HpH-304MS Shark
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-OHPH
C/n / msn: 021-MS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chanctonbury Ring, near Steyning, West Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Parham Airfield, West Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A glider pilot has been rescued after their aircraft crashed into trees in Chanctonbury Ring, near Steyning, West Sussex. A West Sussex Fire and Rescue spokesman said they were called at 1.10pm following the accident.The glider pilot was uninjured but stuck 30ft from the ground. At at 4.37pm, a fire service spokesman confirmed the man was rescued from his aircraft with the assistance of an HM Coastguard AW189 helicopter

Sources:

1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-47108039
2. https://www.worthingherald.co.uk/news/chanctonbury-ring-rescue-glider-pilot-saved-after-four-hour-operation-1-8795383
3. https://www.midhurstandpetworth.co.uk/news/glider-pilot-stuck-30ft-from-ground-after-crash-in-sussex-beauty-spot-1-8795070
4. https://www.westsussextoday.co.uk/news/glider-pilot-stuck-in-trees-at-sussex-beauty-spot-is-saved-after-four-hour-operation-1-8795388
5. https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/17405196.hang-glider-rescued-from-tree-at-chanctonbury-ring-video/
6. https://forums.flyer.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=111167&sid=5fe321a2188abb71197e15cc04a8044d
7. http://hmcoastguard.blogspot.com/2019/02/gilder-rescued-after-crashing-landing.html
8. http://hphuk.co.uk/author/hphadmin/page/4/
9. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/g-ohph.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2019 16:33 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Feb-2019 17:10 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Feb-2019 18:10 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
03-Feb-2019 21:08 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
04-Feb-2019 08:05 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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