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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146762
Last updated: 26 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 21
Owner/operator:London Gliding Club
Registration: BGA 3705
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Northall, Bedfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:London Gliding Club Dunstable
Destination airport:London Gliding Club Dunstable
Investigating agency: AAIB
2-seater glider destroyed by a very powerful lightning strike, both pilot and passenger bailed out and parachuted to safety. Pilot broke ankle on landing, passenger (Graeme Cooper) landed on the roof of a disused petrol station. See the full story on the link below.


Revision history:

16-Jul-2012 13:52 Graeme Cooper Added
16-Jul-2012 14:07 Anon. Updated [Source]
16-Jul-2012 14:08 harro Updated [Embed code]
17-Nov-2017 13:45 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]

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