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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137782
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Date:30-JUL-2011
Time:c. 15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ls4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS4
Owner/operator:
Registration: D-....
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mainhausen-Zellhausen (Hessen) -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Zellhausen glider airfield
Destination airport:Zellhausen glider airfield
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
The rope of the winch released automatically from the glider at an altitude of 50m AGL. Pilot made a 180 degree turn and touched the ground with the wing because of the low altitude. The glider flipped over and was destroyed.
Pilot escaped uninjured.

Sources:

https://www.bild.de/regional/frankfurt/frankfurt-regional/segelflugzeug-verunglueckt--pilot-unverletzt-19142782.bild.html
http://www.presseportal.de/polizeipresse/pm/43561/2087470/pol-of-pressebericht-des-polizeipraesidiums-suedosthessen-in-offenbach-vom-sonntag-31-07-2011
https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Publikationen/Bulletins/2011/Bulletin2011-07.pdf?__blob=publicationFile


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jul-2011 04:06 Alpine Flight Added
31-Jul-2011 04:45 RobertMB Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2019 20:59 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Oct-2020 09:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]

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