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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76585
Last updated: 31 March 2019
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Date:14-JUL-1983
Time:15:16 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus
Owner/operator:Segelfluggruppe Lägern
Registration: HB-1217
C/n / msn: 429
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Benken -   Switzerland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Schänis - LSZX
Destination airport:Schänis - LSZX
Narrative:
after the rope broke during aero-tow, the glider crashed. the pilot escaped from the glider, but the parachute didn´t open fully and he was killed.

Sources:

http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1114.pdf

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2010 01:08 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added

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