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Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Date:19-JUL-2020
Time:12:18 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2C
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Tuxford, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tuxford, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire.
Destination airport:Tuxford, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire.
Narrative:
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2C: Substantially damaged 19 July 2020 in a hard landing at Tuxford, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire. According to a rough translation from German into English of the BFU Germany report (see link #1 for the original German text):

"Event: Accident with seriously injured persons
Date and time: 07/19/2020, 12:18:00 p.m. (local)
Location, State: Tuxford, United Kingdom
Damage to aircraft: Seriously damaged
Source: Investigation by foreign authorities File number: BFU20-0551-DX

On landing, the glider touched down hard, severely damaging the fuselage and landing gear. The BFU supports the investigation as the aircraft was designed and manufactured in Germany.

Aircraft: Glider Fatally seriously injured
Pattern: SCHEMPP-HIRTH - VENTUS 2C Crew 1
Type of operation: General Aviation - Private Sightseeing Flight - Local sightseeing flight"

Sources:

1. BFU20-0551-DX Accident Report: https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Publikationen/Bulletins/2020/Bulletin2020-07.pdf?__blob=publicationFile


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Sep-2020 16:30 harro Added
28-Sep-2020 21:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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