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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157461
Last updated: 22 July 2020
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Type:Orličan VSO-10 Gradient
Owner/operator:Aeroklub Trenčín
Registration: OM-7501
C/n / msn: 150165
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ostratice near Partizánske airfield LZPT -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LZPT
Destination airport:LZPT
Investigating agency: LNVU
According to the first informations the VSO-10 glider crashed during a competition flight, impacted a field from a low altitude. Pilot was taken to hospital by medical helicopter.
The canopy had not been properly latched and the pilot attempted to close it in flight.

Causes of air accident
 Inconsistent execution of important operations before the air tow take-off
 Poor mastering of flying technique by the pilot of the glider after its disconnection from the towing aircraft.
Secondary cause
 Excessive effort of the pilot at latching the cockpit in the take-off phase which limited his ability to steer the glider.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: LNVU
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

04-Jul-2013 00:17 Anon. Added
04-Jul-2013 05:57 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Nature]
05-Jul-2013 02:22 Anon. Updated [Location]
07-Aug-2014 19:30 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2016 19:08 harro Updated [Registration]
24-Apr-2016 19:08 harro Updated [Cn]
22-Jul-2020 13:17 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Date, Time, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2020 13:18 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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