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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240293
Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Date:19-AUG-2020
Time:c. 17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2b
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: F-CIJT
C/n / msn: 169
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:la crête du Petit Grau, near Angles, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
A glider (built in 2007) crashed near in the town of Angles (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence). The aircraft crashed in a steep and wooded mountainous area, difficult to access, in the Verdon valley, between the communes of Angles and Saint-André-les-Alpes. The glider was located at a place called "la crête du Petit Grau" at an altitude of more than 1,200 meters the same day at 20:30 LT.
The pilote (45) died.

Sources:

https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/provence-alpes-cote-d-azur/alpes-de-haute-provence/alpes-haute-provence-mort-accident-planeur-1864374.html
https://www.laprovence.com/article/faits-divers-justice/6082674/alpes-de-haute-provence-un-pilote-meurt-dans-le-crash-de-son-planeur.html
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https://www.gliderradar.com/sid/917934/time/420


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Photo: BEA

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Aug-2020 11:01 Iceman 29 Added
20-Aug-2020 11:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
20-Aug-2020 11:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Date, Time, Source, Photo]
20-Aug-2020 14:28 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
20-Aug-2020 14:42 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
20-Aug-2020 17:26 harro Updated [Photo]

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