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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237878
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:12-JUL-2020
Time:c. 12:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18
Owner/operator:Gilzer Luchtvaart Club Illustrious
Registration: PH-1150
C/n / msn: 8233
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Gilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ/EHGR) -   Netherlands
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ/EHGR)
Destination airport:Gilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ/EHGR)
Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
Narrative:
A Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18 crashed at Gilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ/EHGR). The pilot was killed.
During a winch launch, the cable broke. The glider made a turn and crashed.

Sources:

https://www.bd.nl/tilburg-e-o/kaatsheuvelse-37-verongelukt-bij-crash-zweefvliegtuig-op-vliegbasis-gilze-rijen~a1efe52b/?referrer=https://www.google.nl/
https://www.hartvannederland.nl/nieuws/2020/zweefvliegtuigje-neergestort-gilze-rijen/
https://www.ad.nl/binnenland/dode-bij-crash-zweefvliegtuig-op-vliegbasis-gilze-rijen~a1efe52b/
https://nos.nl/artikel/2340438-zweefvliegtuig-neergestort-op-vliegbasis-gilze-rijen.html
https://www.onderzoeksraad.nl/en/page/17285/neergestort-na-lierstart-rolladen-schneider-ls8-18-vliegbasis-gilze
http://www.airnieuws.nl/movements/gilzerijen/jun18/PH-1150.jpg (photo)


Images:


Foto: David Booster / AIRnieuws, Gilze-Rijen, 8 June 2018

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jul-2020 11:35 RobertMB Added
12-Jul-2020 11:43 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2020 12:21 harro Updated [Phase, Damage, Narrative]
12-Jul-2020 13:03 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2020 15:48 harro Updated [Photo]
13-Jul-2020 10:24 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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