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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226037
Last updated: 18 June 2019
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Date:23-MAY-2019
Time:12:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bombardier BD-100 Challenger 300
Owner/operator:Premium Jet
Registration: HB-JGQ
C/n / msn: 20237
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:NW of Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg EuroAirport -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Destination airport:Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg EuroAirport (BSL/LFSB)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
While on radar vectors for an ILS approach in class D airspace (Bāle TMA), in descent from 5,000 ft to 4,000 ft, the crew of a Bombardier Challenger 300 business jet (HB-JGQ) saw a glider at the same level at a short distance, on a converging path. The pilot flying disconnected the autopilot and carried out an evasive manoeuvre requiring him to bank up to 45 degrees and take a nose-down attitude. The crew estimated that the glider flew past the right side of the aeroplane at a distance of 30 m and they saw the glider pilot in the cockpit along with the glider's registration number (German registration).

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/incident-grave-du-bombardier-bd100-immatricule-hb-jgq-exploite-par-premium-jet-survenu-le-23052019/


Images:

Photo of HB-JGQ courtesy AirHistory.net


Berlin - Tegel (EDDT / TXL)
8 June 2010; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2019 19:51 harro Added
11-Jun-2019 05:53 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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