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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268512
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DG60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glaser-Dirks DG-600M
Registration: D-KIHR
MSN: 6-110 M 51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Saint-Gaudens - Montréjeau Airfield -   France
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Saint Gaudens Montrejeau Airfield (LFIM)
Destination airport:Saint Gaudens Montrejeau Airfield (LFIM)
Investigating agency: BEA
Shortly after take-off from runway 07, the towed glider (Glaser Dirks DG-600M , D-KIHR) stayed higher than the tug microlight (Aerospool WT9, 45AGR). The pilot of the microlight, judging the situation dangerous, released the cable. The glider flew to the left of the take-off path and struck trees and then the ground close to the threshold of runway 25.

Sources: [photo in this article is from a previous accident in 2017] [Photo in this article is from a previous accident in 22-04-2021 at Gudas, Fr]

Revision history:

13-Oct-2021 16:31 harro Added
13-Oct-2021 17:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2021 22:27 RobertMB Updated [Time, Narrative]
21-Oct-2021 16:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2021 16:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Oct-2021 16:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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