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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29894
Last updated: 20 July 2020
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Date:99-???-1987
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 21
Owner/operator:RAF Gliding & Soaring Association
Registration: RAFGSAR34
C/n / msn: 21207
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hullavington -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hullavington
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Glider entered cloud during the winch launch. The pilot lowered the nose prior to releasing the cable in cloud. The glider then flew into the winch cable and parachute with the cable wrapping around the wing prior to the glider crashing.

Sources:

http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/ask21.htm
www.bpg.flyer.co.uk/BGA.xls


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Dec-2008 21:02 Al Stacey Updated
12-Oct-2012 22:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Source, Damage]

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