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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212810
Last updated: 24 February 2021
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Date:02-JUL-2018
Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DUOD model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus XL
Owner/operator:FSC Wiesbaden e.V.
Registration: D-5315
C/n / msn: 631
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Aalen-Heidenheim (EDPA) -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EDPA
Destination airport:EDPA
Narrative:
After a winch launch failure (broken cable ?), the glider pilot didn't recover the glider quickly enough und stalled. It hit the ground after 250m. The gear collapsed on impact. The co-pilot(68) was transported to the nearest hospital, the pilot (53) was taken to the Bundeswehr hospital by helicopter.

Sources:

https://www.swp.de/blaulicht/heidenheim/zwei-verletzte-bei-absturz-eines-segelflugzeugs-27080181.html
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/duodis2.htm
http://www.segelflug-laufenselden.de/index.php/portfolio/duoxl/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jul-2018 07:02 flo1970 Added
03-Jul-2018 11:18 Geno Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Source]
03-Jul-2018 13:48 Chieftain Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Jul-2018 19:15 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator]

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