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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236300
Last updated: 22 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DUOD model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus
Owner/operator:Sportfliegergruppe Werdenfels e.V.
Registration: D-4488
C/n / msn: 50
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ohlstadt - Pömetsried -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Ohlstadt - Pömetsried
Destination airport:Ohlstadt - Pömetsried
Due to heavy wind gusts while on initial climb, the towing-rope was split in two parts. A return to the airfield was not possible due to less height, causing the towed glider to make an emergency landing on an open field.



Photo of D-4488 courtesy

Eschenlohe - Weghaus (closed)
23 June 2002; (c) Joachim Lippl

Revision history:

22-May-2020 06:34 Helionline Added

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