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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240723
Last updated: 14 April 2021
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Time:c. 13:45 LT
Type:TeST TST-3 Alpin T
Registration: 32-DH
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Condom/Valence-sur-Baïse Airfield (LFID) -   France
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Condom/Valence-sur-Baïse Airfield (LFID)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
The TeST TST-3 Alpin T self-launching glider took off around 13:30. For a reason that remains to be determined, after taking off and reaching the end of the runway, the aircraft suddenly fell in a nose-down dive into a field.
The pilot was fatally injured.

Contributing factors
* insufficient consideration of the ULM's performance;
* the pilot's lack of recent experience.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

31-Aug-2020 16:28 Iceman 29 Added
31-Aug-2020 16:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
31-Aug-2020 16:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
31-Aug-2020 21:59 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport]
01-Sep-2020 05:50 harro Updated [Registration, Location, Source]
01-Sep-2020 05:51 harro Updated [Narrative, Plane category]
21-Jan-2021 09:01 harro Updated [Time, Narrative, Accident report, Photo]
14-Apr-2021 17:25 harro Updated [Accident report]

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