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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235680
Last updated: 7 May 2020
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Date:03-MAY-2020
Time:14:35
Type:DG Flugzeugbau DG-1001S
Owner/operator:Segelfluggruppe Solothurn
Registration: HB-3444
C/n / msn: 10-116S79
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Serious incident
Location:Bettlachberg, SO -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Grenchen Airport (ZHI/LSZG)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A glider crashed into Bettlachberg, Solothurn after clipping some powerlines.
The pilot was seriously injured.

Note: shown photo of a crashed German glider, coded "ZW", is a file-photo of an earlier accident.

Sources:

https://www.archyworldys.com/glider-pilot-touches-power-line-and-hits-rock-face/
https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/mittelland/pilot-verletzt-bergung-im-gang-hier-kracht-ein-segelflieger-in-den-bettlachberg-id15873346.html
https://www.nau.ch/news/schweiz/segelflieger-kracht-in-den-bettlachberg-im-kanton-solothurn-65702094
https://m.24heures.ch/articles/articles/28842263
https://app02.bazl.admin.ch/web/bazl/en/#/lfr/detail/HB-3444-1213852
Flarm radar
https://www.blick.ch/news/segelflug-liebhaber-anton-b-54-kracht-am-bettlachberg-so-in-felswa-er-kann-sich-an-nichts-erinnern-id15875407.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-May-2020 16:53 gerard57 Added
03-May-2020 20:43 RobertMB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-May-2020 20:44 RobertMB Updated [Location]
04-May-2020 09:23 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
04-May-2020 10:40 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Narrative]
06-May-2020 12:45 Hemel Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
06-May-2020 12:47 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source]
07-May-2020 07:45 Anon. Updated [Source]

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