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Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18
Registration: SP-3893
MSN: 8134
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Zobor district of Nitra -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LZNI
Destination airport:LZNI
Mid-air collision between two gliders at Zobore, Slovakia. One glider managed to land safely, the pilot of Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus (OK-3712) bailed out of the aircraft and landed with the parachute. He suffered minor injuries. The glider fell on the roof of a house and sustained substantial damages. Nobody inside the house was injured.

3.2 Causes of air accident
 Incorrect mutual position of circling gliders in view of the field of vision of the pilots;
 The immediate cause of accident was collision of the gliders.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

14 Apr 2018 SP-3893 Czestochowa Flying Club 0 Babkov, near Žilina, Slovakia w/o
Mid-air collision.

Revision history:

04-Apr-2016 07:13 Anon. Added
12-Apr-2016 17:54 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Damage, Narrative]
22-Jul-2020 14:28 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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