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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206630
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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Date:14-AUG-1999
Time:13:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Scheibe SF 25C Falke
Owner/operator:unknown
Registration: D-K...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Wiesbaden (Hessen), near -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
During a private cruising flight to the home airfield 309 km away, the motor glider collided with a tree 36 km before reaching its destination and hit the forest floor about 150 m after that. The motor glider pilot and the passenger were fatally injured. The impact point was 2031 ft above sea level. Short time after the accident, witnesses and police on site determined a visibility of approx. 50 m when the motor glider was destroyed.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 16 Agust 1999
BFU


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2018 17:27 TB Added
24-Feb-2018 17:27 TB Updated [Source]
28-Oct-2019 21:30 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
18-Oct-2020 19:18 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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