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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152308
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Type:Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 4DM
Registration: D-KRCM
MSN: 55/75
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bitterwasser Lodge Airfield - FYBJ -   Namibia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:FYBJ
Destination airport:FYBJ
Self-launching Open Class glider caught fire during take-off launch. The pilot made a safe return and both occupants escaped uninjured. The glider burned out and was destroyed.

Sources: (picture of the incident)

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Revision history:

07-Jan-2013 11:26 skihard Added
08-Jan-2013 00:35 Alpine Flight Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-Jan-2013 13:15 skihard Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2013 00:38 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2013 05:12 Anon. Updated [Registration]
01-Jun-2013 17:26 Alpine Flight Updated [Registration, Cn]

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