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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243402
Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Date:10-JUL-2020
Time:13:17 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic as15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 15
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Dunstable Downs, Dunstable, Bedfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Schleicher ASW 15: Substantially damaged 10 July 2020 in an accident at Dunstable Downs, Dunstable, Bedfordshire. According to a rough translation from German into English of the German BFU Accident Report (see link #1 for the original German text):

"Event: Accident without injuries
Date and time: July 10, 2020, 1:17 p.m. (local)
Location, State: Dunstable, United Kingdom
Damage to aircraft: Seriously damaged
Source: Investigation by the foreign authority, File number: BFU20-0523-DX

The landing gear failed on landing. The BFU supports the investigation because the aircraft was designed and manufactured in Germany.
Aircraft: Glider Fatally seriously injured
Pattern: SCHLEICHER - ASW 15
Type of operation: General Aviation - Private Sightseeing Flight - Local sightseeing flight

Sources:

1. BFU File number: BFU20-0523-DX: https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Publikationen/Bulletins/2020/Bulletin2020-07.pdf?__blob=publicationFile


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2020 22:08 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Sep-2020 22:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
28-Sep-2020 22:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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