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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175333
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Date:10-APR-2015
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 24
Owner/operator:Tampereen Ilmailuyhdistys Ry
Registration: OH-794
C/n / msn: 24058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Oslany -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:LZNI
Destination airport:LZNI
Investigating agency: LNVU
Narrative:
The glider was on a contest flight with a pilot from Finland, age 61. During the flight he became too low over forested mountainous terrain, hit the trees and crashed into dense forest. Luckily he escaped without serious injuries, the glider was destroyed.

Causes of air accident
- Wrong estimate of thermal conditions by the pilot.
- Flight in a low altitude above a forested area.
- Contact of the wing with the tree-tops

Sources:

https://www.cas.sk/clanok/313584/po-20-rokoch-lietania-urobil-zasadnu-chybu-pilot-sa-uz-pozeral-smrtke-do-oci-ked/
https://www.mindop.sk/ministry-5191/transport/aviaton-and-maritime-investigastion-5238/publications/final-report/2015/ska2015001-10-04-2015-oh-794

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Apr-2015 19:27 SK Added
13-Apr-2015 16:46 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
22-Jul-2020 13:21 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2020 13:21 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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