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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204802
Last updated: 23 February 2021
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Date:20-JAN-2018
Time:16:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cM
Owner/operator:El Club de Planeadores de Vitacura?
Registration: CC-AZZ
C/n / msn: 287
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Pirque -   Chile
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Vitacura
Destination airport:Vitacura
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Narrative:
The glider with the competition number Zulu Zulu crashed during the last day of the Sailplane Grand Prix World Finals competition held in Vitacura, Santiago de Chile. According to the news released from the official webpage the Chilean pilot was rescued, but despite the medical care died of his injuries at the same evening in hospital.
Cause: impact with terrain when the pilot failed to keep sufficient separation.

Sources:

http://www.sgp.aero/finals2017/news_add_here/sgp-news/tomas-reich.aspx

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2018 09:12 gerard57 Added
21-Jan-2018 09:13 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
03-Feb-2018 07:42 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 11:29 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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