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Date:16-JUL-2019
Time:c. 21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DG1T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
DG Flugzeugbau DG-1000T
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-KIST
C/n / msn: 10-78T17
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Valernes, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sisteron-Theze Airfield (LFNS)
Destination airport:Sisteron-Theze Airfield (LFNS)
Narrative:
The motorglider crashed under unknown circumstances. Both occupants died in the crash.
The two-seater motorglider, which took off from the Sisteron-Vaumeilh aerodrome, crashed at almost 1,200 meters above sea level on the territory of the commune of Valernes, in a forested area near the summit of the mountain Hongrie.

The two victims are two tourists passing through the region, a 64-year-old Belgian, the pilot of the aircraft, and his passenger, a 67-year-old Dutchman.

Sources:

https://www.brusselstimes.com/all-news/belgium-all-news/60847/belgian-man-dies-in-glider-crash-in-french-alps/
https://www.europe1.fr/faits-divers/alpes-de-haute-provence-deux-morts-dans-le-crash-dun-planeur-3910165
https://www.estrepublicain.fr/faits-divers-justice/2019/07/17/deux-touristes-meurent-dans-le-crash-d-un-planeur?preview=true
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http://dg1000t.blogspot.com/2007/01/de-eerste-vlucht.html
https://www.dg-flugzeugbau.de/en/aircrafts/dg-1001/dg-1001t


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2019 10:59 gerard57 Added
17-Jul-2019 11:03 gerard57 Updated [Location]
17-Jul-2019 11:10 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source]
17-Jul-2019 11:48 RuudH Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
17-Jul-2019 11:56 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Jul-2019 12:00 harro Updated [Source]
17-Jul-2019 12:03 harro Updated [Source]
17-Jul-2019 12:18 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2019 12:19 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2019 13:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Jul-2019 13:39 gerard57 Updated [Location, Embed code]
17-Jul-2019 15:02 tom glider Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
18-Jul-2019 18:20 RuudH Updated [Embed code]

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