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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16725
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Time:12:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18st
Owner/operator:Segelfliegergruppe Markdorf e.V.
Registration: D-KBMA
MSN: 8...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gehrenberg, Markdorf, BW -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Markdorf
Destination airport:Markdorf
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
The powered LS8 glider used a winch takeoff on departure from Markdorf. Several minutes after takeoff the glider was observed flying with an increasing bank. Control was lost and the glider plummeted down.

The pilot was killed.


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

Revision history:

25-Mar-2008 23:50 relax630 Added
09-Dec-2008 11:33 harro Updated
12-May-2010 10:15 Alpine Flight Updated [Other fatalities, Source]
22-Jun-2012 14:53 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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