Accident DFS 108-70 Olympia Meise D-1348, 05 Sep 2022
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 282432
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Time:c. 13:05
Type:DFS 108-70 Olympia Meise
Owner/operator:Verein zur Förderung des historischen Segelflugs eV
Registration: D-1348
MSN: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gelnhausen Airfield (EDFG), Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hessen -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Gelnhausen Airfield (EDFG)
Destination airport:Gelnhausen Airfield (EDFG)
A DFS 108-70 Olympia Meise crashed into trees during a winch takeoff at Gelnhausen Airfield (EDFG), Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hessen.
The pilot died and the glider was destroyed.

Sources:,flugzeug-unglueck-gelnhausen-100.html (photo)

Revision history:

05-Sep-2022 13:31 gerard57 Added
05-Sep-2022 15:12 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2022 19:00 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2022 19:23 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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