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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24608
Last updated: 31 December 2020
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Date:30-JUL-2006
Time:13:38 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DUOD model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus
Owner/operator:
Registration: F-CIDG
C/n / msn: 394
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Valernes -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LFNS
Destination airport:LFNS
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
Collided with a SOCATA Ralley 235E (F-GACP) during flying on the ridge. The Ralley 235E was just on itīs way back to the aerodrome after an aerotow as the glider and the tow plane collided.
Both occupants of the Duo Discus and the pilot of the Ralley 235E were killed as both aircrafts crashed.

Sources:

http://www.bea.aero/docspa/2006/f-dg060730/pdf/f-dg060730.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
25-Jan-2012 11:29 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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