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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230514
Last updated: 9 May 2020
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Date:10-NOV-2019
Time:11:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 21
Owner/operator:Coventry Gliding Club Ltd - The Gliding Centre
Registration: G-CKGX
C/n / msn: 21782
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Husbands Bosworth Airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Schleicher ASK 21 glider crashed into a tree at Welford Road, Husbands Bosworth, between Market Harborough and Lutterworth, Leicestershire. The A5199 and Sibbertoft Road, near Husbands Bosworth, were closed by police to allow the rescue to be carried out. A spokeswoman for Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Two appliances and our technical rescue unit went to the incident and stabilised the aircraft before rescuing two people from inside. They were uninjured."

Sources:

1. https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/local-news/glider-pair-rescued-emergency-services-3522407
2. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1623300 (photo)
3. https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/local-news/live-updates-harborough-roads-closed-3521956
4. https://www.theglidingcentre.co.uk/


Images:

Photo of G-CKGX courtesy AirHistory.net


Husbands Bosworth
2 August 2009; (c) Mick Bajcar


Husband Bosworth (Glider Lunching Site), Leicestershire, UK - 12th September 2010

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Nov-2019 17:51 gerard57 Added
10-Nov-2019 19:18 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Nov-2019 21:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Nov-2019 07:08 Mike Updated [Embed code]
11-Nov-2019 22:11 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
13-Nov-2019 18:40 Anon. Updated [Registration]
13-Nov-2019 18:40 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport]
17-Nov-2019 18:10 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn]
18-Feb-2020 17:05 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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