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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210505
Last updated: 3 March 2021
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Date:05-MAY-2018
Time:13:22 LT
Type:LAK-12 Lietuva
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: LY-GCW
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Just off Pociunai Airfield - EYPR -   Lithuania
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pociunai Airport (EYPR)
Destination airport:Pociunai Airport (EYPR)
Investigating agency: TAIID Lithiuania
Narrative:
Due to insufficient obstacle clearance a glider released from aerotow at low height, attempted a turn and crashed into a forest next to Pociunai airfield. The aerotow PZL-104 WILGA-35A aircraft made it over the trees and climbed away. The glider pilot survived with minor chest injuries. Loss of aerotow engine power during takeoff is suspected as the cause.

Sources:

https://www.aviacijospasaulis.lt/straipsniai/naujienos-01/2018/5/prienu-rajone-kildamas-suduzo-sklandytuvas-pilotas-gyvas
https://www.delfi.lt/news/daily/crime/prienu-rajone-i-miska-nukrito-sklandytuvas.d?id=77912861
http://tm.lrv.lt/lt/veiklos-sritys-1/transporto-avariju-ir-incidentu-tyrimai-1/oro-transportas/a-18-04
http://tm.lrv.lt/en/activities/transport-accident-and-incident-investigations/civil-aviation/safety-investigations-2018-a/a-18-04

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-May-2018 16:35 kukanotas Added
07-May-2018 06:07 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Oct-2019 17:03 harro Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
30-Apr-2020 17:35 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]
04-May-2020 13:03 Anon. Updated [Source]

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