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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194477
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:29-MAR-2017
Time:13:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Discus bT
Owner/operator:Union Sportfliegergruppe Ybbs
Registration: OE-9405
C/n / msn: 143
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Accident
Location:Unteramt (Gresten-Land) -   Austria
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LOLG
Destination airport:LOLG
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Narrative:
Hard landing. Pilot injured.

Probable causes:
- Hard touchdown with the fuselage on a meadow.
Probable factors:
- Little experience with the use and operation of the retractable engine.
- Insufficient reserve height for extension and commissioning of the retractable engine.
- Reduced performance and irregular running of the retractable engine.
- Downwind area with high sink rate.
- Increased stress due to the unplanned outlanding required.

Sources:

http://www.heute.at/news/oesterreich/noe/chronik/Segelflugzeug-stuerzte-im-Bezirk-Scheibbs-ab/;art88128,1414115
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1485092

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 6 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2017 08:51 transylvhwp Added
31-Mar-2017 08:56 transylvhwp Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
31-Mar-2017 13:51 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
31-Mar-2017 14:52 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
20-Oct-2018 19:31 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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