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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137414
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:14-JUL-2011
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic h206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glasflügel H-206 Hornet
Owner/operator:Beverley Soaring Society
Registration: VH-GHX
MSN: 80
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bluff Knoll, Stirling Range National Park, about 85 km NE of Albany, W -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YABA
Destination airport:YABA
Narrative:
Two gliders were flying together, and one of them crashed 300 metres from the summit of Bluff Knoll, a 1,099-metre peak in Stirling Range National Park, about 85 km north east of Albany, Western Australia. The pilot - named in contemporary press reports as Alfred Rosche, aged 43 - was killed.

Sources:

1. http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/desperate-search-in-vain-after-glider-crashed-into-mountain-20110714-1hg6w.html
2. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-15/glider-killed/2795954
3. https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/man-dies-in-bluff-knoll-glider-crash-80km-north-of-albany/story-e6frg13u-122609504380
4. http://www.news.com.au/national/man-dies-in-bluff-knoll-glider-crash-80km-north-of-albany/story-e6frfkp9-1226095043801
5. https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/wa/glider-pilot-died-living-his-dream-ng-42330edaeb161d4aabda0b75dc6393dc
6. http://www.waga.org.au/documents/minutes/20110915%20WAGA_minutes_15%20Sep%202011_web.pdf
7. http://www.beverley-soaring.org.au/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=312.
8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluff_Knoll

Media:

VH-GHX first flight

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2011 20:38 RobertMB Added
15-Jul-2011 09:49 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
15-Jul-2011 16:38 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
10-Dec-2012 01:21 Anon. Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2013 11:05 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
01-May-2014 22:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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