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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240523
Last updated: 23 October 2020
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Date:08-JUN-2020
Time:14:00
Type:Schleicher ASW-27
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Lasham, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lasham Airport (QLA/EGHL)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BFU
Narrative:
Schleicher ASW 27: Written off (destroyed) 8 June 2020 in a fatal accident at Lasham Airfield, Hampshire. During the flight the pilot lost control of the glider. In the following crash the glider was destroyed and the pilot was killed. According to a rough translation into English of the original BFU Germany report (see link #1 for the original German text):

"Event: Accident with fatally injured
Date, time: 08.06.2020, 14:00:00 (local)
Location, State: Lasham, United Kingdom
Damage to aircraft: Seriously damaged
Source: Investigation by foreign authorities File number: BFU20-0386-DX
During the flight, the pilot lost control of the glider. In the following crash, the glider was destroyed and the pilot killed. The BFU supports the investigation because the aircraft was produced in Germany.
Aircraft: Glider Fatally seriously injured
Pattern: SCHLEICHER - ASW 27
Crew 1
Type of operation: General Aviation - Private Sightseeing Flight - Local sightseeing flight
Passengers 0"

Sources:

1. BFU20-0386-DX: https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Publikationen/Bulletins/2020/Bulletin2020-06.pdf?__blob=publicationFile


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2020 16:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source]
23-Oct-2020 23:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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