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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210980
Last updated: 7 November 2019
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Date:12-MAY-2018
Time:15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher K 8B
Owner/operator:Deutsche Alpensegelflugschule Unterwössen e.V. (DASS
Registration: D-8791
C/n / msn: 8389/A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ebbs, Tyrol -   Austria
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Unterwössen Airfield (DE-0093)
Destination airport:Unterwössen Airfield (DE-0093)
Narrative:
The pilot (71) crashed his glider while attempting to land in a field at Ebbs, Tyrol, due to a lack of thermals. He collided with a light-pole on short final. The glider was destroyed while the pilot suffered moderate injuries.

Sources:

www.tt.com/panorama/unfall/14351598-91/segelflug-eines-71-jährigen-endete-mit-bruchlandung-in-ebbs.csp
http://www.polizei.gv.at/tirol/presse/aussendungen/presse.aspx?prid=736769434D674D71345A6B3D&pro=0
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/registration/D-8791


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2018 11:04 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
13-May-2018 11:05 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Narrative]
13-May-2018 14:22 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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