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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146225
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Time:17:17 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2a
Owner/operator:LSV Ruhr-Lenne Iserlohn
Registration: D-6578
MSN: 78
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pressath -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:EDQD
Destination airport:EDQD
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Mid-air collision with an ASW 27 (D-6327) at Pressath during a glider competition. The Schleicher ASW 27 crashed to the ground killing the female pilot onboard. The pilot of the Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2a was able to bail out of the glider and landed minor injured with the parachute. The Ventus also crashed to the ground and suffered substantial damages. The Ventus 2a was later rebuilt as a Ventus 2ax (D-4624).


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

Revision history:

10-Jun-2012 05:11 Alpine Flight Added

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