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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199788
Last updated: 26 July 2020
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Date:19-SEP-2017
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 21
Owner/operator:Darling Downs Soaring Club
Registration: VH-GVJ
C/n / msn: 21923
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bowenville, near Dalby, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:McCaffrey Airfield (YMCF)
Destination airport:McCaffrey Airfield (YMCF)
Narrative:
The glider nosedived into a field while trying to land. Both occupants (instructor and student) died in the crash. The 2015-built ASK 21 was destroyed.

Sources:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-19/two-killed-in-glider-crash/8959598
https://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/reports-aviation-incident-near-toowoomba/3225508/
https://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/fatal-glider-crash-investigators-rule-out-mechanic/3226373/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4898052/Pilot-s-wife-watches-horror-dies-glider-crash.html
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http://www.regosearch.com/aircraft/au/GVJ
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/ask213.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Sep-2017 07:31 gerard57 Added
19-Sep-2017 07:34 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
19-Sep-2017 08:49 Pineapple Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
19-Sep-2017 08:53 harro Updated [Date, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
19-Sep-2017 08:53 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Sep-2017 09:16 gerard57 Updated [Date]
19-Sep-2017 14:40 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
19-Sep-2017 19:44 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
19-Sep-2017 19:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
20-Sep-2017 07:43 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Embed code]
21-Sep-2017 16:20 almost_sente Updated [Source]

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