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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216250
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:13-OCT-2018
Time:14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Discus bT
Owner/operator:SFG Spitzerberg
Registration: D-KOIW
C/n / msn: 104/449
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Hundsheim, Near Spitzerberg Airfield - LOAS -   Austria
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LOAS
Destination airport:LOAS
Narrative:
A 54 year old glider pilot managaed to escape from his plane, assisted by local fire- and ambulance-services.
His plane got stuck up in some trees close to Spitzerberg Airfield (LOAS).
He was able to call for help by himself over his cellphone and stated to be unhurt after his rescue.
To recover the wreckage from the trees, it was cut into pieces by the fire-department, which was on scene with apx. fifty men. The rescuehelicopter, which rushed to the accident-site after the initial call, returned to base wizhout taking any action, after it turnes out, that the pilot was not suffering from injuries.

Sources:

https://noe.orf.at/news/stories/2941464/
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/discus2.htm
https://www.heute.at/oesterreich/niederoesterreich/story/Segelflieger-Pilot-stuerzte-in-Straeucher-und-blieb-haengen-51586574


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Oct-2018 12:54 Medevac Added
14-Oct-2018 12:54 harro Updated [Date, Narrative]
14-Oct-2018 13:41 harro Updated [Phase, Nature]
15-Oct-2018 06:51 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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