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Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:02-SEP-2020
Time:c. 15:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/180R Remorqueur
Owner/operator:Aéroclub de Luchon
Registration: F-HKZZ
C/n / msn: 909
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Bagnères De Luchon Airfield (LFCB) -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Bagneres de Luchon Airfield (LFCB)
Destination airport:Bagneres de Luchon Airfield (LFCB)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
A Robin DR.400/180R Remorqueur crashed during takeoff at Bagnères De Luchon Airfield (LFCB). The plane was towing a glider.
The young pilot in training was seriously injured.

The plane was towing a glider," explained one witness. At one point, I saw the glider was slightly above the plane. It stalled and plunged to the ground". This witness will be the first to rush to the plane to rescue the young pilot. A version confirmed by the president of the Luchon flying club. "The aerology was a little strong this afternoon, that perhaps played a part in the accident."

Sources:

https://www.ladepeche.fr/2020/09/02/luchon-un-avion-de-tourisme-se-crashe-le-jeune-pilote-grievement-blesse-9046266.php
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Photo: BEA

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Sep-2020 07:07 gerard57 Added
03-Sep-2020 10:35 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
03-Sep-2020 11:15 RobertMB Updated [Location, Narrative]
03-Sep-2020 12:40 harro Updated [Photo]
03-Sep-2020 13:43 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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