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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228190
Last updated: 17 August 2019
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Date:13-AUG-2019
Time:
Type:Orlican VT-16 Orlik
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Trutnov -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Velké Porící Airport (LKVP)
Destination airport:Velké Porící Airport (LKVP)
Narrative:
A glider impacted a corn field, killing the pilot. According to eyewitnesses, there had been a collision with another glider which was able to continue flight. The gliders were involved in a gliding competition

Sources:

https://www.novinky.cz/krimi/clanek/u-trutnova-havaroval-vetron-40293062
https://www.lidovky.cz/domov/u-trutnova-se-zrejme-srazily-dva-vetrone-zachranari-po-jednom-z-nich-patraji.A190813_171754_ln_domov_form
https://www.idnes.cz/hradec-kralove/zpravy/vetron-nehoda-srazka-trutnov.A190813_171704_hradec-zpravy_pp
https://www.aeroweb.cz/clanky/7019-soutez-hop-2019-poznamenala-tragicka-nehoda-kluzaku-u-trutnova
https://www.soaringspot.com/en_gb/18-hop-2019-velke-porici-2019/results/klub-hop/task-4-on-2019-08-13/daily


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Aug-2019 05:34 bob Added
14-Aug-2019 05:36 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Narrative]
16-Aug-2019 09:36 Mirax Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source]
16-Aug-2019 10:08 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
17-Aug-2019 07:19 Hemel Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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