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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237755
Last updated: 17 August 2020
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Date:09-JUL-2020
Time:14:25
Type:Glasflügel 304
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-5304
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location: La Condamine-Châtelard -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Barcelonnette Airfield (BAE/LFMR)
Destination airport:Barcelonnette Airfield (BAE/LFMR)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
The pilot carried out a towed take-off and was released at an altitude of 2,000 m. He could not find any updrafts and decided to land on the canopy. A wing came into contact with the tree tops and the glider lost speed until it came to a halt.

Sources:

https://www.dici.fr/actu/2020/07/09/alpes-de-haute-provence-un-homme-de-64-ans-detruit-planeur-apres-un-crash-s-sort-indemne-1416457
https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/difficultes-a-trouver-des-ascendances-descente-dans-une-vallee-atterrissage-force-sur-la-cime-des/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jul-2020 15:43 gerard57 Added
09-Jul-2020 16:48 RobertMB Updated [Source]
17-Jul-2020 18:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2020 18:16 harro Updated [Location]

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