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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139264
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:15-OCT-2011
Time:13:25 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Mini Nimbus HS 7
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-0188
MSN: 6
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Donner Kleve, Near St. Michaelisdonn -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EDXM
Destination airport:EDXM
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
The pilot lost control of the Schempp-Hirth Mini-Nimbus HS 7 glider (D-0188 / GG) during approach to St. Michaelisdonn - EDXM. He stalled the glider and crashed with an high bank angle into the ground on a golf course.
He suffered serious injuries and died minutes after the accident. Sadly the 38 year old man was married and father of two kids.
A post-mortem revealed cardiac problems, probably causing unconsciousness.

Sources:

https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Home/homepage_node.htmlcln_030/nn_223970/DE/Publikationen/Untersuchungsberichte/2011/Bericht__11__3X169__MiniNimbus__StMichaelisdonn,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/Bericht_11_3X169_MiniNimbus_StMichaelisdonn.pdf

http://www.presseportal.de/polizeipresse/pm/52209/2130211/pol-iz-st-michaelisdonn-segelflugzeug-abgestuerzt-pilot-starb-an-der-unfallstelle
https://www.bild.de/regional/hamburg/flugzeugabsturz/flugzeug-stuerzt-in-st-michaelisdonn-auf-golfplatz-pilot-stirbt-20485012.bild.html
https://www.boyens-medien.de/aktuelle-nachrichten/zeitung/artikel/st-michaelisdonn-segelflieger-abgestuerzt-pilot-38-tot.html
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.shz.de/nachrichten/top-thema/article/111/segelflugzeug-abgestuerzt.html]
http://www.lattemacchiato-ideen.de/latte-macchiato-kategorien/

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2011 00:49 Alpine Flight Added
16-Oct-2011 11:37 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2012 13:14 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2013 12:11 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
10-Nov-2013 09:46 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Location]

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