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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199575
 
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Date:10-SEP-2017
Time:17:09 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS8-a
Owner/operator:Sportfliegerclub Hockenheim
Registration: D-1508
MSN: 8009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Near Hockenheim Airfield (EDFX) -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Hockenheim Airfield (EDFX)
Destination airport:Hockenheim Airfield (EDFX)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
The glider impacted the ground during a winch Launch and was destroyed. The pilot was killed.

Sources:

https://www.heidelberg24.de/region/hockenheim-person-stirbt-bei-absturz-mit-segelflugzeug-8670427.html
https://www.rnf.de/hockenheim-segelflieger-stuerzt-ab-pilot-kommt-ums-leben-151760/
http://www.sfc-hockenheim.de/home-d/ls8.html

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Sep-2017 17:50 transylvhwp Added
10-Sep-2017 17:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Sep-2017 18:08 transylvhwp Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source]
10-Sep-2017 18:08 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Sep-2017 19:29 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Sep-2017 05:32 streetf117 Updated [Cn]
11-Sep-2017 06:05 gerard57 Updated [Date]
11-Sep-2017 09:03 deed Updated [Date]
28-Feb-2018 20:27 harro Updated [Source]

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