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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198329
Last updated: 19 January 2020
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Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DG80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glaser-Dirks DG-800B
Registration: HB-2370
C/n / msn: 8-229B143
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bifé Dessus, Corbières -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LSTR
Destination airport:LSTR
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
A Glider crashed near Corbières in Switzerland. The pilot (42) received fatal injuries and the glider was destroyed.

The accident is due to the fact that the glider veered towards a ridge line and that, following its overflight, control of the glider was lost and it collided with the ground in a steep hillside meadow.
The reasons for the turn to the ridge and the circumstances of the loss of control could not be determined with certainty.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

14-Aug-2017 07:38 domad Added
14-Aug-2017 10:35 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
14-Aug-2017 10:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
16-Aug-2017 19:01 MKAP Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
19-Aug-2017 08:22 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Dec-2018 19:58 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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