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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24608
Last updated: 31 December 2020
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Time:13:38 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DUOD model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus
Registration: F-CIDG
C/n / msn: 394
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Valernes -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LFNS
Destination airport:LFNS
Investigating agency: BEA
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.


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

Revision history:

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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